Posts Tagged ‘honk’

Lyft Driver Causes Resentment on Masonic by Pushing Into the Tiny Parking Lot of Trader Joe’s #100

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Some harried drivers got a little honky when they thought the spotted this Lyft taxi driver cutting in line to park at the Trader Joe’s Masonic gro sto.

But of course, this was just a routine pickup of a TJ’s shopper with groceries.

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To me, getting picked up right outside the door of the store is the height of luxury, but I’m not handicapped or anything.

This lot is not set up this kind of pick up, IMO, and yet everything appeared to work out.

And speaking of car horns, if you’re trying to say anything other than “HERE I AM” or “HEY, I’M HERE” when you’re a-honking, you’re prolly doing things wrong.

Just saying.

Drivers Still Haven’t Gotten Used to the Unique Left-Turn Setup at Fell and Masonic

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

And I don’t think they ever will.

In this case, the driver of the blue Toyota SUV was trying to turn left to southbound Masonic from Fell. The problem was that this lane is straight-only, so the driver of the larger white SUV laid on the horn for more than ten seconds:

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Then the green arrow for the left turn lane came on, so the green Ford pickup made the lega turn and the offending driver followed, illegally from the wrong lane:

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Perhaps the offending driver thought s/he was in the right, IDK.

This isn’t how I’d set things up here, but anyway…

Pious Prious Prius: Of Course, Most Toyota Prius Drivers are Perfectly All Right – But This Guy Fulfills the Stereotype

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

So Dude here was all pouty on Fulton because the driver ahead of him waited for somebody else to park.

Most drivers in SF would simply go around the obstacle. And the rest would wait patiently.

But not Dude. He just sits there and honks his horn.

Then he guns his engine, yes there’s a tiny four-banger in there, to get to the corner a couple of seconds after the light turns red.

And then a jack rabbit start, shown here.

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Prius drivers, you’re not special.

Prius drivers, you’re not Part Of The Solution.

Prius drivers, why don’t you straighten up and fly right?



2012 San Francisco BART Fire Carpocolypse – Meet the Driver Who Just Honks and Honks Out of Frustration

Friday, June 15th, 2012

Yesterday’s BART fire created Carpocolypse 2012 for drivers attempting to commute from the Financial District to the East Bay last night.


Battery Street, looking north from Market:

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I’ll tell you, the people on Battery southbound didn’t have much of a chance to get closer to nearby freeway offramps because the SFMTA coned off their escape routes. So it would take drivers ten minutes to go one block.

But one dude fought back, by laying on his horn and honking away, New York City-style:

Anyway, if you were ever wondering who’s the person who just honks away, this is the dude.

I don’t know what the point of the honking is but if that’s your coping strategy, dude, then be my guest.

Now, transit planners, if you want people to want to get out of their cars, you’d cancel BART service EVERY DAY. Then drivers would say, “Oh no, I aint driving to the Financh, no way!”

Just saying.

Pedestrian Versus Motorist at Hayes and Stanyan. A Sad Case

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

It’s amazing nobody got the license plate of the car of the driver involved. (At least that’s what the driver might be thinking.)  

The end of Hayes Street where it meets Stanyan. The incident occurred on the left, the ambulance on the right just loaded up the injured pedestrian:

Photo credit: C. W. Nevius, the Internet troll.

It sure is amazing that a large institution such as St. Mary’s Hospital isn’t festooned with high-rez video cameras running 24/7.

(At least that’s what the driver might be thinking.)