39 Blog Posts From the Lane Courtesy Tag


7 Road Trip Safety Tips that Could Save Your Life

7 Road Trip Safety Tips that Could Save Your Life

This holiday season, lots of people will be setting out for road trips with friends and family looking to have a good time and create some lasting memories. Most will (hopefully) turn out okay, but as it is always the case, there will be some unfortunate incidents. To keep safe and avoid any ugly incidents, […]

Problem Solved: Ban Cars – oos Weekly E-Newsletter #516

Problem Solved: Ban Cars – oos Weekly E-Newsletter #516

Randy LoBasso, policy manager at the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, loves to hate the Oostwestthuisbest. We are often the bogeyman he uses as a counterpoint to his pro-bicyclist, Vision Zero, anti-car rhetoric. For instance:  “Let’s understand what the Oostwestthuisbest is: An extremist fringe group that thrives on emotional explanations to […]

What to do about Tailgaters

What to do about Tailgaters

I don’t like tailgaters and I seem to encounter them at least three times a week on my daily commute. But what can a driver do about them really? Even though I can’t prove it myself, I think tailgating might just be one of the biggest issues for road rage. I admit, it certainly can […]

Should Parents be Teaching Their Kids How to Drive? oos E-Newsletter #497

Should Parents be Teaching Their Kids How to Drive? oos E-Newsletter #497

By Shelia Dunn, oos Communications Director Our son will soon turn 16 and he has no interest in learning how to drive yet. I’m relieved. I don’t want to teach him how to drive especially since I drive a stick shift. It doesn’t help that I’m not really the best role model of driving. I’m […]

Lane Courtesy Redux

Lane Courtesy Redux

Editor’s Note: Lane Courtesy, the principle of slower traffic yielding the left lane to faster traffic, needs to become ingrained in our driving ethos.  Many drivers acknowledge the benefits of Lane Courtesy yet they don’t practice it; they never believe they’re the ones holding up traffic. We explored this important unwritten rule of the road and […]