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Show Of Hands March 1st, 2013 1:35pm

When given the choice, do you prefer to be a passenger or the driver of a car?

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03/03/13 3:54 pm

Let me sleep & wake me when we've arrived.

03/03/13 9:39 am

Driver, I like to be in control :)

03/03/13 12:41 am

Drive fast and take chances!

bigeraiderfan1 McKinney. TX
03/02/13 5:18 pm

I'm tired of driving

Lumos Land of Ooo
03/02/13 2:18 pm

Passenger; I don't have a license and I don't want one. Better yet, I'd rather ride a bike or walk.

akrealist a log cabin in the woods
03/02/13 12:21 pm

Driver...unless my husband is the driver for a couple of reasons...he's a really good driver AND he's a really critical passenger. :)

03/02/13 12:13 pm

I hate driving, I hate having to focus for long periods of time. I like sleeping in the passenger seat to much.

EnginE3r Texas
03/02/13 10:03 am

Depends on the car...

penelope USA
03/02/13 10:01 am

Since I'm single I drive almost all the time. I will always choose to be a passenger if given the opportunity.

tdaddy Kentucky
03/02/13 6:53 am

Passenger! Ideally the third passenger. This way the second passenger can help keep the driver awake while I sleep.

03/01/13 11:04 pm

I prefer to drive because it cuts down on arguing on how to get there. My husband has no sense of direction and taking directions from his wife isn't man cool. Plus he doesn't listen well

tdaddy Kentucky
03/02/13 6:55 am

Driver... Because I can sense direction better than the GPS can.

03/01/13 10:04 pm

I'm a female who likes to be in control. I'd choose to drive.

03/01/13 9:08 pm

I hate driving. The people around me never seem to able to, so to avoid purposely running other people off the road, I usually choose to not drive if possible.

bstokosa Connecticut
03/01/13 7:53 pm

Depends on the destination. If driving to a heavy populated area with lots of city car traffic I'm a better navigator aka passenger than driver. I can spot the street signs easier I guess.

devinn Findlay, Ohio
03/01/13 7:42 pm

I get car sick easy, sooo driver.

mattyla Binghamton, NY
03/01/13 7:40 pm

I don't mind driving but id much rather kick back and relax or maybe even get some sleep in the car.

canecorso Las Vegas Nv
03/01/13 10:40 pm

I wish I could do that. When other people drive I'm gripping the handle on the door so hard my knuckles turn white. I do close my eyes a lot, in a panic though.

cshuey1 Pennsylvania
03/02/13 6:45 am

hey sometimes its fun to sleep while driving

03/01/13 6:48 pm

Don't mind driving but my mom & dad used to have to drive me around as a baby to get me to stfu & think it's effected me as an adult b/c I love being driven around. It's soothing.

BeachSt Coastal Virginia
03/01/13 6:40 pm

Driving and I would pay a $5 gas tax if it meant we could get some better roads than what we have. I'm tired of tolls being in the news!!!

03/02/13 5:47 am

Tolls are a tax. Why aren't they fixing your roads with it would be the question.

BeachSt Coastal Virginia
03/02/13 5:57 am

They are in the news because they want to build a tunnel with tolls. It's a poor city struggling to stay afloat. It's ridiculous, but VA wants to cut the gas tax and toll it. It's ridiculous.

03/01/13 6:37 pm

I like driving but prefer if the hubby does.

opie99 left coast best coast
03/01/13 5:32 pm

I love driving. But if my hubs is in the car he drives, he has awful vertigo and gets super carsick if he's not driving. And he complains a lot if I'm driving.

03/01/13 5:07 pm

I don't have my License on me learners permit it is killing me not to have my license! I want to drive!!!!!

leary Dulag Luft
03/01/13 3:52 pm

Passenger, in the back, in the recliner.

03/01/13 3:48 pm

It depends on who I can get to drive. I would want whoever is the better driver to drive

Reneezii Exodus 20. 8 to 11
03/01/13 3:46 pm

I hate driving!!! I make my husband drive us everywhere if we're going together. And when my son learns how to drive, he will be driving me around too! Lol

hippiedude fields of green
03/01/13 3:25 pm

Driving is the one thing I prefer having control over.

03/01/13 2:30 pm

If jimmy johnson's driving I'll be ridin' shotgun

munineye Ecotopia
03/01/13 1:50 pm

I have carpal tunnel, and driving aggravates it, so I'd prefer to ride than drive.

chile safer than congress
03/01/13 3:07 pm

...And they said you'd go blind from doing that all the time.

What do they know?

spicysteve M14D SBS
03/01/13 1:27 pm

The lack of efficiency practiced by others makes me so mad.

TarbashEMagic Bronx, NY
03/01/13 12:51 pm

This user is currently being ignored

chile safer than congress
03/01/13 3:09 pm

You get the prize for best answer.

kindocologist Beer is my friend
03/01/13 12:48 pm

Depends, sober-driving / drunk-passenger bitching about the way he/she is driving

longhorn1 Kindocologist Hater
03/01/13 1:48 pm

That's poor taste!!!

I have brother who has several DUI's and a nasty meth habit...that kind of stuff affects everyone.

kindocologist Beer is my friend
03/01/13 2:31 pm

I feel your pain Long. My brother has an extreme fetish for transvestite midgets. He blows all his families money flying back and forth to Taiwan to get his fix.

longhorn1 Kindocologist Hater
03/01/13 3:38 pm

Funny, mine actually makes money from blowing

03/01/13 12:44 pm

i hate driving, but unfortunatley i only trust myself behind the wheel

03/01/13 12:24 pm

I said passenger; but only because I don't want to use my gas :| if it were anyone else's car.. Driver.

canecorso Las Vegas Nv
03/01/13 12:16 pm

Driver. I have serious control issues. I drove 12 hours straight instead of letting someone else drive, I get nervous and panicky when other people drive. This is the only major argument me and hubby have.

Emma Austin.ish.
03/01/13 12:11 pm

Unless there's few to no other people on the road and no stoplights, I'll ride shotgun, please. I'm a very aggressive driver.

03/01/13 11:57 am

I am in love with my car.
Got a feel for my automobile.

03/01/13 11:49 am

It depends, my husband usually drives when we're going somewhere together and that's fine but if I'm going somewhere with my mother in law I'll drive because her driving annoys me, she goes too slow and doesn't pay attention to signs.

cogster Iowa
03/01/13 11:47 am

Driver, unless its long distance, than id rather be the passenger.

cyanospool The Deep North
03/01/13 11:45 am

I prefer to drive. I'm most relaxed when behind the wheel of a car.

ladyniner81 no hope for humanity
03/01/13 11:39 am

I hate putting people out since I can't drive. I can't go anywhere unless I find someone to take me. I live somewhere where there's no busline, so I have to depend on someone. everything is so inconvenient. it sucks

susanr Colorado
03/01/13 11:45 am

I also hate the feeling of "using" friends by asking for rides. In the last 2 places I've lived, I found an apartment within easy walking distance of where I worked - the last time, directly across the street. That made shopping problematic but at least getting to work was never an issue.

xolizxo Azkaban
03/01/13 11:35 am

I hate driving. I like to look at the scenery and entertain my kids.

susanr Colorado
03/01/13 11:30 am

Since I don't drive. I'd rather be a passenger. But every once in a while I threaten to drive anyway. Guaranteed to wake everybody else up.

Ariella LovePeaceNHappiness
03/01/13 11:20 am

I love to drive, so I try to drive all the time. Besides, half the people in my life scare the s**t out of me when they drive, so I would rather drive then die.

PeppyHare Do a barrel roll
03/01/13 11:13 am

No one else is allowed to drive my car... In others people's car it depends, if they drive safe and it's a safe car... Go for it.

PurpleAsh Nowhere Land, CO
03/01/13 11:12 am

If my dad or boyfriend is driving I choose passenger. Anyone else and I want to drive.

chinito Florida
03/01/13 11:08 am

Democrats are lazier than Republicans.

susanr Colorado
03/01/13 11:34 am

Great; make it not only political, but about laziness. I don't suppose there are ANY other possibilities. And of course you'll have to include the (currently) 30% of Republicans who rather be a passenger in your analysis, to be fair. Compare to 39% of Democrats, & you make a sweeping generalization?

susanr Colorado
03/01/13 11:42 am

The most you can truthfully say is that (currently) of SOH users, 9% more Democrats than Republicans prefer to be a passenger, that close to 2/3 of each prefer to drive, but nothing about reasons. Does that REALLY sound like you can draw the conclusion that Democrats are lazier?

thatguy81 here
03/01/13 11:51 am

Susan for the win!

03/01/13 11:54 am

Yeah.. Has nothing todo with politics dude.

susanr Colorado
03/01/13 12:02 pm

It's always intriguing when there are differences in demographic groups, and 9% is pushing the boundary between "eh" and "interesting" (for me anyway) but you can't ignore other factors, known & unknown. And y'all know how I feel about stereotyping & generalizations...

susanr Colorado
03/01/13 12:04 pm

I REALLY wish that basic statistics (not just the numbers, but the methods & how to properly analyze) was a required high school course. For many reasons.

colematts Buffalo, New York
03/01/13 5:29 pm

So women must be lazier than men too. Hmm.

Logic FTW

hoosierwisdom inner voice
03/01/13 11:06 am

Izak81 just got his permit, so guess how he will vote. No prize to the winners (unless Tony is buying!)

hoosierwisdom inner voice
03/01/13 11:04 am

Pretty strong boy/girl difference

03/01/13 5:46 pm

A lot has to do with.. If a husband and wife are in the same car. For some reason, the guy usually does the driving.
Or at least my dad does, plus I've seen a lot of those comments

03/01/13 7:09 pm

I'll race my husband for the drivers seat. He's an awful driver. So much so that my family has begged me to be the one to teach my kids how to drive.