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Check Out This 1960s LAPD Pamphlet On Driving Etiquette

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Driving in Los Angeles is no easy feat. Even if you think you're a good driver, you still have to be on the defensive and watch for jerks speeding and cutting you off. An old LAPD pamphlet from 1966 on driving etiquette has surfaced. Aside from new drugs, texting and the occasional Waze wild goose chase, it proves that little has changed in the world of driving.

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The Antique Automobile Club of America Library and Research Center based in Hershey, Penn. posted on their excellent Tumblr today images from the LAPD's pamphlet titled, "Are You a Good Driver?" It covers all sorts of driving issues, like tailing, making unsafe lane changes and driving under the influence (or in 1966, barbiturate "hangovers").

Wonder how you'd fare driving in the 60s? Here you go:

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