Quote Originally Posted by f148vr View Post
More often than not, I observe the scenario where a motorist stops at a crosswalk, those crossing wave and "thank" them for letting them cross. While this gesture may seem appropriate to some, it actually sends a very wrong message to motorists. It gives the impression that they are giving up their right-of-way when they actually DO NOT have one to give. I don't think most motorist with a green light at an intersection wave thanks to those sitting at the red light for letting them drive through the intersection.

... but will acknowledge only when they GIVE UP their right-of-way.
Well, you are obviously not Canadian!

"Four Canadians arrive at a four-way stop all at the same time. They sit there waving each other on. They die of old age"