Serves the Commercial Small Fleet Market of 10 – 50 Vehicles

Survey Reveals Why Drivers Don't Use Turn Signals

March 17, 2006

A new survey conducted by national car insurer, Response Insurance, found that 57 percent of American drivers admit to not using their turn signals when changing lanes. The survey found that 42 percent of those polled said that they didn’t use their turn signals because they don’t have enough time, 17 percent said that they don’t use them because when they do they forget to turn them off and 12 percent said that they change lanes to frequently to bother.It is not important (11 percent), because other drivers don’t use there’s (8 percent) and adds excitement to driving (7 percent) rounded out the list of reasons why drivers don’t use their signals.In addition, the survey found that 71 percent of younger drivers (ages 18-24) don’t use their signals compared to 49 percent of older adults (ages 55-64), and that men are more likely than women to not signal when changing lanes (62 percent vs. 53 percent).
Twitter Facebook Google+


Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.


Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Sponsored by

This can refer to a fuel type or an engine type. When the term is used with reference to fuels, it is generally a fractional distillate of petroleum fuel oil used in diesel engines.

Read more

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher