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    City road, country road, I don't honk at anyone but nor do I leave my car to confront anyone either, a little bit of courtesy to everyone on the road from all drivers goes a long way I think

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    Like others have said if there is a stop sign you need to stop, actually stop not give way. If I was doing this on a deserted street and the person behind me honked I would be peeved. I wouldn't get out of my car but I would pause a little longer just to make my point That being said I also wouldn't honk at someone who has stopped at a stop sign..

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    I don't think it's normal or rational to get out of your car to confront someone for beeping their horn.

    As for the beeper I think a short are you paying attention beep is justified.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ana Gram View Post
    Each car must stop at a stop sign, no matter if there is a car coming or not. I think it is about 3 seconds that you have to stop for.
    There is no time rule you just have to come to a complete stop.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Euphrosyne View Post
    There is no time rule you just have to come to a complete stop.
    I was taught (and it was part of my test) you have to be at a complete stop for 3 seconds

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anjalee View Post
    I was taught (and it was part of my test) you have to be at a complete stop for 3 seconds
    Yes this is the rule I was taught in Vic

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    Best to apply the 3 seconds because the fine for not stopping at a stop sign is a lot and people still get fined for simply coming to a complete stop briefly rather than a significant stop. It really depends on the police officer who catches you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anjalee View Post
    I was taught (and it was part of my test) you have to be at a complete stop for 3 seconds
    I failed my first driving test purely for not stopping long enough at a stop sign.

    I think partly for that reason I am very vigilant about actually stopping at stop signs, irrespective of how much traffic there is the area etc. If someone 'honked' at me I would glare and shake my head at them through my rear view mirror and probably gesture at the stop sign. I think there are way too many idiots on the road that don't actually pay any attention to signs.

    Curious as to where the OP is going with this one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anjalee View Post
    I was taught (and it was part of my test) you have to be at a complete stop for 3 seconds
    While it may be prudent practice to stop for 3 seconds the law is only that all wheels must come to a complete stop.

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    This kinda happened to me, I was on my ps so nervous and I didn't think it was safe to go. The car behind started honking and yelling, I was already stressed and freaking out, so I started yelling abuse out the window.

    At that point I didn't have road rage. I just couldn't handle the beeping and being pushed to go when I was already stressing about making my move
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