If I didn't wave to you, then sorry

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  1. ABZSteve

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    OK so I am new to this and wasn't looking for waves but just out the corner of my eye I seen a wave coming from a MoHo driver on the opposite carriageway, but it was too late to wave back. If it was you, sorry (y). Got me thinking about how many other waves I missed; so, if you waved to me on the M5, M6, A74, M74, M73, M80, M9, A9, M90 and A90 between 1pm on Saturday and 1pm on Sunday, then this is for you :hi:. I did remember to look over now and again and returned a wave or two but most of the time I was concentrating on driving the new prozed possession :)
     
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  2. Baycott

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    It often happens to me too.
    Just get a glimpse as a van passes in the opposite direction and then feel guilty that I didn't wave. :think:
     
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  3. Cal54

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    I wouldn't worry about it, I personally don't often wave on motorways for the very reason you mentioned, however we do wave on all other roads. I have found that since I downsized to a PVC not many people wave at me, ahh.
    Reminds me of when my sister got her first van, she was so keen on the idea of waving that the first vehicle she waved at turned out to be a horse box!!!!
    Enjoy the life but be prepared, not everyone is a waver.
     
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  4. carolyn

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    Just got back from our first trip in new motorhome and didn't get many waves but I carried on regardless, assumed it was PVC envy or they were just dazzled by our beauty.
     
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    I was so hurt by you not returning my waves.:cry: But, I will accept your apology:):D:LOL: (only joking by the way:giggle:)

    Hope you enjoyed your trip(y)
     
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    I always wave like a lunatic except on motorways where it's too busy and because of the dangers to you and others. (y)
     
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    I never wave on motorways , but try too on most other roads,
     
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  8. Debs

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    We wave at everything, including at times, delivery vans and horse boxes :D
     
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    I get into a right mess over the waving thing. If somebody does not wave back then I have to live with it. But, the poor sod next up the road gets my "you can sod off" glare.
     
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    2 mins from home on saturday , wife says " that man in motorhome just waved at you , do you know him ? " , I then explain the rules and we spent all weekend waving at fellow motorhomers !
    On motorways I don't look for wavers , sorry , but when on normal roads its great to see smiling faces waving frantically and yes we feel a bit guilty if we miss somebody .
     
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  11. Badknee

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    I always give campervans and pvc's a wave too but I must say I don't get many back.
     
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  12. iandsm

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    I think a wave from a fellow motorhomer is a nice friendly gesture and I do wave when and if I can. However I place much more importance on concentrating on the road and my driving than looking to see if someone is waving at me, if someone waves and its convenient I will wake back but to be honest if they don't I really don't give it a second thought.

    What does annoy me very much is when I pull over on a narrow road to let an approaching vehicle pass and they just sail by with no acknowledgement at all. I always think, well, if thats your attitude I wouldn't have pulled over. But sadly I can't see into the future and guess whether they will or will not acknowlege .
     
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  13. Motorhome Muppets

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    We try to wave to fellow motorhomers - however, when we get back home and are driving round in the car, we have to remember not to. :blusher:
     
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  14. Wildman

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    why I wave at motorhomes from my disco, hee hee
     
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  15. lorger

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    I do tend tend to wave when I notice another MH although it amuses me how so many wave and then hardly even look your way or say good morning when on a site, maybe I should wave to them as I'm walking past while on site :)
     
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  16. jdk62

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    Are there rules for waving?

    Left hand or right hand?

    Royal type or full on mental shakes?

    All very confusing.......:unsure:
     
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  17. Mickx

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    Waving has been outsourced to Senior Management :) and she gets cross if you don't wave back......
     
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  18. Reallyretired

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    It is mainly swmbo job to wave. Sometimes we miss PVCs because they aren't very distinctive from the front. C class get most waves. A class like ours may be confused with a small bus. Many more seem to wave in France than the UK, though it could just be that there are so many more on the road.
     
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  19. cruiser

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    we had 3 French m/homes wave at us, then a German and Dutchman all wave at us in Spain. then 2 GB. who did not. one was a funster. and I know who it is.
     
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  20. Dawn B

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    You wouldn't get a traditional wave from me either :whistle:
     
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