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A_man_called_CHIOG  Male  South East London 18-Aug-2019 16:31 Message #4749028
Do you, as a pedestrian, thank drivers for stopping when you use a zebra crossing?

Do you, as a driver, thank other drivers for giving you priority?
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Nigel_In_Devon  Male  Devon 18-Aug-2019 16:48 Message #4749032
Normally, yes to both.
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Woosey  Female  North Yorkshire 18-Aug-2019 18:06 Message #4749035
Yes to both x
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persona_non_grata  Male  North London 18-Aug-2019 18:43 Message #4749046
I usually give a friendly gesture which is out of character as I’m not a very friendly person. :)
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tumbleweed  Male  Gloucestershire 18-Aug-2019 19:09 Message #4749049
Yes, the hand up wave type thing is all part of the common courtesy...

When people don't do it though, then it often ignites the beginnings of a road rage thing in some people....The 'don't say thanks then, you ignoramus'.....a bit like the 'holding a door open' rage, when that goes unacknowledged.
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Victoriana11  Female  Buckinghamshire 18-Aug-2019 20:53 Message #4749063
but of course
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MrQuiet  Male  Northamptonshire 18-Aug-2019 21:58 Message #4749076
It’s an odd change of mood when a lack of acknowledgement turns to anger so quickly. When driving in many other countries it’s not the norm to acknowledge in this way.
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joolsy  Female  Essex 18-Aug-2019 22:15 Message #4749077
Yes .i always say thank you x
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terry  Male  West Yorkshire 18-Aug-2019 22:42 Message #4749079
Sometimes, though it depends on the speed they were doing approaching the crossing and whether I'd already set foot on it before they came into sight. We have a lot of 'boy racers' up here, those who now have their cars modified to emit loud bangs from the exhaust; sometimes I walk out when any driver doing a normal - legal -speed would be able to stop and these boy racers have to brake harder. No doubt one of the local drug barons will get fed up of me doing this and either run me down or get out and thump me.

As a driver I always thanked other drivers, and pedestrians any time they gave me priority, and always approached crossings with the intention of stopping if needed.
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wonderoushen  Female  Gwynedd 19-Aug-2019 10:10 Message #4749093
Yes a nod or a wave.
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Andromeda  Female  Berkshire 19-Aug-2019 11:58 Message #4749097
I always thank motorists when the stop at crossings.


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