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The Basics of Using Your Horn | Horn Honking Etiquette

Beep, Beep, Beep. There you are sitting in the traffic jam when the musical chorus begins. Depending on your mood, you may join in. But, did you know there is actual “horn honking etiquette?” So honk carefully. The Basics of Horn Honking Let’s start with the what a horn does. A horn alerts people around you of something. You use your horn to get the attention of others. Unfortunately, often times people use the horn to get the wrong kind of attention. The Right Attention The first rule in horn honking etiquette is to use your horn for the right reasons. The horn’s first purpose should be used to get attention from people. For instance, if your brakes stop working and you need to get the attention of those around you, should definitely use your horn to make people aware of the seriousness of the situation. It is also acceptable to use your horn when you are getting another driv ... read more


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