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== Jamming on the brakes upon seeing someone pulled over == == Other Information ==
This is something I thankfully do not see that often, but when I do, it drives me nuts. It's akin to rubbernecking, but even worse in my opinion.

You know the scenario. You're driving along and there are a moderate amount of cars on the road, but nothing too bad... then all of a sudden, traffic comes to a crawl, and stays that way for several minutes. You finally see some flashing lights up ahead, and figure there must be an accident... but soon you realize there's no accident, just one cop and one person who's been pulled over for something or other.

So of course, this begs the question - WHY do people insist on slamming on their brakes if they see someone else pulled over? For crap's sake, people, unless you're doing like double the speed limit, the cop isn't going to say "oh gee, I'll just let this guy off and chase that other person instead!" Come on now. You're more likely to draw attention to yourself by jamming on the brakes in front of a cop than if you just keep on moving.

Why isn't this stuff obvious to everyone?

Most common annoyances
Not yielding to faster traffic ("left-lane bandits")
Failing to signal lane changes
Moving over at the last possible second
Tailgating in heavy traffic
High-beam usage
Rubbernecking
Neglecting to move over when making turns
Coming to a near-stop at railroad crossings

Less common annoyances
Jamming on the brakes upon seeing someone pulled over
Crawling on high-speed entrance ramps
Forgetting that green means go
Not yielding to other cars when lost
Poor-weather driving etiquette
In-car distractions
Stopping at the end of an entrance ramp

Non-driving annoyances
Law enforcement
Parking maladies
Landscapers
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