How Good of a Driver Are You, Really?

Steven Miller

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About This Quiz

We know that you think you are an excellent driver but are you really? We have all been in that situation where you get in the passenger seat, and within seconds of the driver pulling out into the road, you feel like you are literally going to die. 

Maybe they are going way too fast and swerving in and out of traffic, or they are tailgating someone or running red lights and basically driving like a total lunatic. Or they could be the other kind of driver, the one that goes totally slow and doesn't pay attention to what is going on and actually looks at you when they are talking to you while they are driving. I mean, let's face it; a lot of drivers are totally awful.

But not you though, right? You are one of the very best drivers out of all the people that you know; there is no reason at all for you to be worried about anyone thinking anything different. You know the rules of the road, you have cat-like reflexes, you always roll with the flow of traffic. You're an awesome driver. Right? Well, let's see. Maybe you should take this quiz and find out.

How many accidents have you been in?

Do people honk their horns at you a lot?

Do you check your blind spot before you change lanes?

How regularly do you check your mirrors?

Do you text and drive?

How closely do you follow the car in front of you?

Do you use your turn signal before you change lanes?

How regularly do your passengers reach for the "oh (bleep) bar"?

Have you ever changed lanes in the middle of an intersection before?

How many speeding tickets have you gotten?

How regularly do you drive with one hand and do another task with the other?

Do you stay in the right lane, except to pass?

When was the last time you checked your tire pressure?

Are you aware of other drivers' blind spots while you're driving?

Do you tend to gradually decrease your speed when you stop or do you slam on the brakes?

How are your parallel parking skills?

Do you actually read road signs?

Do you let your engine warm up before you start driving?

Are you on a first name basis with the guy at the local body shop?

Have you noticed that people take a sigh of relief when they arrive at their destination with you behind the wheel?

What do you do when you hear a siren and see flashing lights in your rear-view mirror?

Have you ever had your license taken away?

When you see your lane is closing ahead, how long do you wait to merge?

Have you ever dozed off behind the wheel?

When was the last time you passed a car on a solid line?

Have you ever crossed multiple lanes to make an exit?

How loudly do you blast your music when you drive?

Have you ever driven on the shoulder to get out of a traffic jam?

How often do you experience road rage?

You're about to go up a long, steep incline. What's your first thought?

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