There can be little doubt that whilst no-one sets out to be an annoying driver, there are certain habits which can be very frustrating.

The Mirror recently took a closer look at at a survey conducted by the Accident Advice Helpline which identified the top 50 driving irritations.

How many of these have you been impacted by?

Top 50 driving irritations

  1. Tailgating
  2. Drivers who don’t signal
  3. People texting and driving
  4. Drivers who leave their full beam on
  5. Parking over two spaces
  6. Lane hoggers
  7. Slow drivers
  8. Drivers who don’t say thank you
  9. Drivers who use the empty lane to get to the front of a queue of traffic and cut in last minute
  10. People who go through red lights
  11. Cyclists who go through red lights
  12. Fast drivers
  13. Parking on an angle so you can’t possible park next to them
  14. Traffic jams
  15. Drivers who don’t stop at zebra crossings
  16. Road works
  17. People who fly past you when one lane is shut and try and squeeze in half a mile ahead of you when you’ve been patiently waiting in the queue
  18. When lorries overtake other lorries and cause a massive tailback
  19. Cyclists who ride on the road when there are purpose built cycle lanes right nearby
  20. Drivers who undertake
  21. People who sit in the far right lane when they aren’t overtaking
  22. Breaking suddenly
  23. Lane-changers
  24. Sunday drivers
  25. Rubber neckers/slowing down traffic to look at an accident
  26. Drivers who don’t wear seatbelts
  27. Hidden speed cameras
  28. Getting trapped behind a bus/tractor
  29. Drivers of white vans who think they’re Lewis Hamilton and do 100mph in the fast lane
  30. Drivers who never let anyone out
  31. People who change their speed really erratically
  32. When you catch all the red lights
  33. Drivers who refuse to overtake something slow like a cyclist or horse
  34. Hesitant drivers who won’t pull out of a turning even though you have flashed your lights eight times and waved them out three times
  35. Speed traps
  36. Drivers with loud music and the windows down
  37. People who have their fog lights on – in the summer
  38. Drivers who leave their indicators on
  39. Average speed cameras
  40. 50mph signs on the motorway
  41. Dithering at junctions
  42. Drivers who beep
  43. Drivers who stop to let cars through despite there being plenty of room
  44. People who pull away really slowly
  45. Drivers who ‘rev’ at traffic lights
  46. Drivers who keep stopping to let people out
  47. People who drive at 60mph in the middle lane and get the hump when you undertake them at 70mph in the slow lane
  48. People who turn into roads really slowly
  49. Drivers who take too long to park
  50. When you change lane in traffic because the other lane is going quicker – and the lane you change into stops dead

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