Quick Poll - Why You Choose Not To Wave?

Why Do You Not Wave (Jeep Wave) To Other Jeeps While Driving ??


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Just curious about this - As I counted approx. 23 Jeeps on the way home from work yesterday, all of which waved but 1 - So im curious why do you choose not to wave??? And I swear NC is Jeep country I cant believe how many jeeps there are running around here!





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Just curious about this - As I counted approx. 23 Jeeps on the way home from work yesterday, all of which waved but 1 - So im curious why do you choose not to wave??? And I swear NC is Jeep country I cant believe how many jeeps there are running around here!
I’ve gotten flak for saying this before but it still stands true.
I generally don’t initiate a wave in certain areas where it’s not a known culture to wave, where the people buy Jeeps for looks & Starbucks and plays with their cellphones when driving. But I’d still wave back if the person waves first, I’d be surprised but I’d wave back!
 
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I generally wave and most guys wave back. Women are probably less than 20% going to wave back.
I find everyone waves no real separation however I will say the few who don't are the young ones who I question even know to wave honestly -
 

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I tend to wave, and will always wave back at least. Sometimes I don't notice until it is too late or not at all. I've had passengers that informed me that I missed some. It is natural. Focus on the road, if you notice and it is safe to do so, go for it.
 

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Where I live, it seems like a third of the vehicles on the roads are jeeps. It just gets overwhelming. I still do wave to any jeep I can tell the owner loves.
 

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I try to wave when I know they can see me (local roads, not interstates)
To be honest, I'm driving, not concentrating on what vehicles are in oncoming lanes (unless they are a threat) It also becomes kinda silly when the roads are full of them and I succumb to "waverlepsy" (used to get this on nice days on the Motorcycle)
 
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I try to wave when I know they can see me (local roads, not interstates)
To be honest, I'm driving, not concentrating on what vehicles are in oncoming lanes (unless they are a threat) It also becomes kinda silly when the roads are full of them and I succumb to "waverlepsy" (used to get this on nice days on the Motorcycle)
Used to have an 07 Ninja and that was a cool two finger wave on the side of the bike - always thought it was alittle funny though coming from a Jap bike and waving to say a Harley! lol ...
 

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Where I live, it seems like a third of the vehicles on the roads are jeeps. It just gets overwhelming. I still do wave to any jeep I can tell the owner loves.
Driving through the Outer Banks it seemed my arm was up the whole way, especially since I wave to pretty much all Jeeps, not just Wranglers.
 

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I’ve gotten flak for saying this before but it still stands true.
I generally don’t initiate a wave in certain areas where it’s not a known culture to wave, where the people buy Jeeps for looks & Starbucks and plays with their cellphones when driving. But I’d still wave back if the person waves first, I’d be surprised but I’d wave back!
Jeeps are cool lookin vehicles. If they were ugly ,I wouldnt own one. Just sayin.
 

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Used to have an 07 Ninja and that was a cool two finger wave on the side of the bike - always thought it was alittle funny though coming from a Jap bike and waving to say a Harley! lol ...
Shit, when Im on my Harley,I wave to kids on bicycles.:like:
 

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I try to always wave except for two cases:

- 4-lane+ divided highways, I'm usually busy trying to keep track of the two lanes around me.

- You have your windows tinted so dark that I can't tell if there's even a human inside or if it's some sort of self-driving Jeep prototype. You have made the conscious choice not to interact with people.
 

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Since I was a Newbie and figured out why other Jeeps drivers waved at me I always wave now. Some wave back if they see my wave and I wave back when I see their wave. Women drivers and there are a few in Dallas area never wave. Its a Jeep thing and we should all wave to each other but thats just my thought.
 

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At this moment 68.8% of respondents report driving while distracted / spaced out. That's scary to me. Put the phone down or pull over if you need to catch that pikachu. Crazy people...
Maybe they just aren't paying attention to the specific vehicles in the opposite lane. I don't always pay attention to it. Like it or not, Jeeps are pretty common, sometimes I'm more focused on what is in my traffic lane, directly in front of me, or around the bend, through a turn, than the other side of the road.
 

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