Biker Etiqutte

Bikers can be scary, but there’s a difference between the tough guys and the assholes. Usually if you don’t have a crotch rocket, you may be tough. There is a certain level of respect with these guys though. If you are in the far left lane (mostly carpool in LA) and you see a bike coming on your right (as they should be) you should swing your car out over the line to your left and give them room to pass. You’re just giving them room to ride, basically sharing the road. What should happen next is you should get a low wave from the biker to show their gratitude. The reason this has to be on the left side is because of the way the bike is set up. the gas is on the right, so they can’t really take their hand off the handle. You can’t quite see the wave, but here’s an example: