stupid utah drivers
hatingutahndrivi ng

Salt Lake City, UT

#105 Jan 24, 2013
I am here in Utah for college and the driving is horrendous! I can't stand it! What is even worse is that they defend themselves and get insulted when you bring it up. Just today (January 24, 2013) there have been accidents everywhere because of a little ice. They can't handle it. They are so terrible at driving.
Aggravated

Springville, UT

#106 Jan 24, 2013
Now I am an aggravated driver here in Utah, and have done my share of b--ching about it but....

"Just today (January 24, 2013) there have been accidents everywhere because of a little ice. They can't handle it. They are so terrible at driving."

I just got in the house after spending 1 1/2 hours chipping a 1 inch ice sheet off of my driveway so I could get up it. That is why there have been terrible accidents everywhere. No, they can't drive on it, but to be fair in this case, it is not just a little ice. It was a tad annoying driving 15 MPH all the way home. But I guess that is better than having some idiot who thinks he can drive normal speed on ice plow into the side of me.
Aggravated

Springville, UT

#107 Feb 1, 2013
Wow! You might think that on a Friday with the sun shining for the first time in days that people might feel a little more generous. Silly me! This page is called stupid Utah drivers for a reason.

They were even worse. One lady cut me off on the highway and then spent the next mile waving at me in her mirror. That must be the momo version of the bird.

Then another lady was going really slow and when I looked at her she started flipping me off and screaming cuss words with her little boy in the back seat.

What nice, wonderful, generous people there are here in Utah!!!! I have never seen such rude, IGNORANT, behavior from middle aged adults in my life. What a bunch of pigs!
Lol

Salt Lake City, UT

#108 Feb 3, 2013
Huli
DenBinSLC

Salt Lake City, UT

#109 Apr 17, 2013
As a recent transplant to SLC from Northern California (been here about a year) I totally agree. In California I would have someone drift into my lane maybe 3-4 times a year, but here in SLC that's a weekly occurrence. It's as though the lines on the road are just suggestions! Then there are the "Mormon Road Blocks"! Damn! These people are oblivious to traffic around them. There are those drivers that are going the minimum speed limit in the center lane on I-15. Then those that leave 15 car lengths between them and the car in front of them, but then they'll change lanes 2' from the car next to them. My God, I can see the whites of their eyes in my rear view mirror!
Calibay

Lockhart, TX

#110 Apr 17, 2013
UTARDS wrote:
<quoted text>
You're a shmuck...you are probably the idiot that cut me off this morning and then break checked me. Can't wait to move away from these cult-like people who believe they are over everyone else. Piss off.
I totally agree with you, he's one of those bad Utah drivers.
Daft Punk

Salt Lake City, UT

#111 May 29, 2013
I've lived here all my life and want to get out of this hell hole really bad because of all the assholes I'm surrounded by, and I'm LDS too (not the best one). Women drivers are the worst tailgaters by far. Are they mad because their boyfriend dumped them or can't get a guy they want?? Anyway, keep it too yourself and don't be bitches.

So many old people sit in the left lane so it makes it impossible to maintain a steady speed. Also everyone tailgates you when you're going 15 over the speed limit.

One time I pulled over on a one lane road because a guy was tailgating me so bad and not a minute later I saw him pulled over on the side of the road with blinking lights behind him, made my day. I wish that would happen to all these assholes more often to teach them a lesson that they don't need to go 20+ over the speed limit. Doesn't anyone here have any respect for the law or for others safety. I hope the Lord judges these assholes harshly for this. They are the least bit Christ-like.
Aggravated

Roy, UT

#112 May 29, 2013
" Doesn't anyone here have any respect for the law or for others safety."

NO, Not in the least! One day this car blocked me from getting around him for miles. When I turned a corner to go a different way, he went straight, turned at the next light, and went past me flipping me off. What had I done to him? Nothing! Never seen him before in my life!
Yesterday when I was leaving the gas station, this guy in a truck turned the corner just to the left of me, and then he went really slow until the cars coming down the road caught up to him so I couldn't get out of the drive behind him. He turned his head and sneered at me when he went by. Had I done something to him to make him mad? NO! Never seen him before!
People here are actually PROUD of being ignorant and rude! They do it on purpose. They feel they must screw around with perfect strangers to make themselves feel clever and cute. They aren't clever. They aren't cute. They are ignorant and stupid. Their parents obviously forgot to teach them the meaning of the words "courtesy" or "manners." They just flat out don't have any idea what those words refer to, and they wouldn't know how to practice them if they did.
It has become a daily routine. I normally run into rude behavior on an average of three or four times a day on my 30 minute drive home.(If I have to stop at the grocery store that doubles.)
Kelly

Kanab, UT

#113 Jul 31, 2013
I have lived in Utah my whole life(a more rural part of Utah) driving up north to Provo and Salt Lake is insane because you never know if you are going to make it out alive. And everyone up there drives little box cars with dents all over. I have had so many close calls up there. I haven't really driven out of state much because I am only 17, but I seriously think Utah drivers suck!
Wendy

Clearfield, UT

#114 Apr 7, 2014
I have to agree, I can't stand to drive, unless it is VERY early in the A.M. or very late. The traffic is ridiculous, too many damb people are moving here. I see people tailgating all the time: OLD and young. They pressure you, by honking to make left turns on a red light, when the sign clearly read "NO TURN ON RED." I think this state Needs to start cracking down on this behavior, NOW. Something must be done.
Aggravated

Ogden, UT

#116 Jul 28, 2014
There are way too many instances of stupidity for me to list on a daily basis, but I feel this one must be listed as an example of the sheer stupidity I am faced with daily.

This morning, while going down a highway at 65 MPH, this idiot pulled a U-turn in front of me. He did not even have enough sense to pull over to the curb and let me pass on by. OH NO!!! This idiot turned right into the lane in front of me at about 25 MPH. Not some distance in front of me! RIGHT in front of me!

They should have idiot tickets with enormous fines for people who endanger other people's lives in this way.
Mormon

Fort Myers, FL

#117 Aug 6, 2014
Think that's bad? Come to Florida if you want crap drivers.
Aggravated

Ogden, UT

#118 Aug 7, 2014
Mormon wrote:
Think that's bad? Come to Florida if you want crap drivers.
I've been. But at least in Florida most of them have the excuse of being old and not knowing where they are trying to go.
john d

Ogden, UT

#119 Feb 15, 2015
Joshua wrote:
I recently moved to Utah from California. Literally....EVERY time I drive on the freeway (I-15 mainly) I am blown away at the way people drive. I am this close to making a bumper sticker for my car that says: "UTAH - the worlds worst, uncoucious, unsafe, disrespectful, rude, crazy, stupidest POS drivers in existence."
The tail gating is absolutely OUT OF CONTROL. I repeat, OUT OF CONTROL!!!!! I can be driving 80 mph down the freeway and literally have someone 3 feet from my bumper. I don't get it. What in the hell are these people thinking. You've got people speeding in and out of traffic, not using their blinkers, cutting people off, etc...
Just yesterday I was driving with my wife to work in the car pool lane. There was four cars in front of me and I was behind the car in front of me by at least 35 yards. The car behind me sped up and while she drove past me she stared at me and gave me an extremely dirty look and then sped off. I mean, what in the hell is that all about. AND the sad part about it is most of these people im sure are people I would run into at church on sunday. Utah saints make me sad to be LDS. I have also found that the most rude, unsafe drivers around her are females, usually with children in the back. It blows my mind.
Do people NOT know what the car pool lane is for? TWO or more people in your car you idiots, TWO. NOT ONE, TWO!!! I know some can pay a fee and be able to drive in that lane, but I seriously doubt that most of those people pay a fee. They are just driving out of control and cutting everyone off to get where they need to be. Its absolutely ridiculous. OUT OF CONTROL, and if i was not married, I am the type of person who would chase you off the road and take you out. People need to understand that there are like people like me on the road. I am a very curtious and safe driver, always driving with respect. But since I have moved here, all I see is total craziness and out of control drivers on the freeways. Utah drivers have no respect for themselves or anyone else on the road. all they care about is getting to where they need to be, no matter how fast they have to go or how many people they need to piss off to get there. Thats all I have to say, but this is out of control and very pathetic.
I am also from California. I have driven the freeways of California for 50 years. When I moved to Utah 2 1/2 years ago, I thought I was in Manila or Bangkok. I have been to these places and there are no rules. There are rules in Utah but no one here follows them. I had only been here 2 weeks before a NUT almost killed me in a crosswalk. I had heard all the war stories about Utah drivers but was not sure they were true. THEY ARE!!!!!!!
Bullrider Class Of 69

Garland, UT

#120 Mar 18, 2015
Utard drivers suck plain and simple, no further comments necessary. Well yeah maybe one, have the common courtesy to turn off your bright lights when approaching another vehicle or I will continue to blind you right back and I bet you your mormon skivies that my brights outshine yours.
wtfutah

Provo, UT

#121 Aug 1, 2015
i stayed in provo for a couple months and the driving was ABYSMAL. seriously. I've lived in china, florida, been to new york, toronto, etc and literally was appalled to see how people "drive" in Utah.. I thought with all the kids here people would be more considerate of others on the road but NOPE apparently nobody cares if they hit a pedestrian and I've seen 3 people COMPLETELY IGNORE red lights at big intersections (WTF)...
The Judge

Castro Valley, CA

#122 Aug 1, 2015
All those uptight Mormon drivers should light up a doobie, have an ice cold Coca-Cola and relax.
aggravated

Garden Grove, CA

#123 Apr 2, 2016
Lol wrote:
Huli
You must be one of the rude idiots.
The truth

Saint Albans, WV

#124 Apr 9, 2016
Joshua wrote:
I recently moved to Utah from California. Literally....EVERY time I drive on the freeway (I-15 mainly) I am blown away at the way people drive. I am this close to making a bumper sticker for my car that says: "UTAH - the worlds worst, uncoucious, unsafe, disrespectful, rude, crazy, stupidest POS drivers in existence."
The tail gating is absolutely OUT OF CONTROL. I repeat, OUT OF CONTROL!!!!! I can be driving 80 mph down the freeway and literally have someone 3 feet from my bumper. I don't get it. What in the hell are these people thinking. You've got people speeding in and out of traffic, not using their blinkers, cutting people off, etc...
Just yesterday I was driving with my wife to work in the car pool lane. There was four cars in front of me and I was behind the car in front of me by at least 35 yards. The car behind me sped up and while she drove past me she stared at me and gave me an extremely dirty look and then sped off. I mean, what in the hell is that all about. AND the sad part about it is most of these people im sure are people I would run into at church on sunday. Utah saints make me sad to be LDS. I have also found that the most rude, unsafe drivers around her are females, usually with children in the back. It blows my mind.
Do people NOT know what the car pool lane is for? TWO or more people in your car you idiots, TWO. NOT ONE, TWO!!! I know some can pay a fee and be able to drive in that lane, but I seriously doubt that most of those people pay a fee. They are just driving out of control and cutting everyone off to get where they need to be. Its absolutely ridiculous. OUT OF CONTROL, and if i was not married, I am the type of person who would chase you off the road and take you out. People need to understand that there are like people like me on the road. I am a very curtious and safe driver, always driving with respect. But since I have moved here, all I see is total craziness and out of control drivers on the freeways. Utah drivers have no respect for themselves or anyone else on the road. all they care about is getting to where they need to be, no matter how fast they have to go or how many people they need to piss off to get there. Thats all I have to say, but this is out of control and very pathetic.
I'm surprised that Mormons drive like that, I always thought of them as a passive, courteous, almost bland sort of people.
Mike P

United States

#125 Apr 9, 2016
The truth wrote:
<quoted text>I'm surprised that Mormons drive like that, I always thought of them as a passive, courteous, almost bland sort of people.
Boy are you wrong!!

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