Painfully Obvious Social Norms That Shouldn’t Need Explaining But Apparently Do

There are some things that people shouldn’t have to be told to do. Unfortunately, to get some people to do simple things can be like pulling teeth. There are countless little things you can do on a day-to-day basis to make your life and everyone around you a little easier. However, some people would rather ignore these unspoken societal norms we have in place that make everything run smoothly and ruin it for everyone. From cleaning up after your dog to simply saying “excuse me,” these are the painfully obvious social norms that shouldn’t need explaining.

Using The Magical Turn Signal

Everybody buckle up because we have some groundbreaking information coming your way! In case you were unaware, there is an excellent feature that comes with every car on the market, including yours! It’s a lever on the left side of the steering wheel that controls the turn signals on your car.

Photo Credits: Hani Arif/ Flickr
Photo Credits: Hani Arif/ Flickr

When you push it down, it signals that you are turning left and when you push it up it signals that you are turning right. Although this may be a bizarre concept for most men, it’s a courtesy to other drivers to use so you can avoid getting into an accident going 70 MPH on the freeway.