National Tyres and Autocare have surveyed 1,000 of their customers to find out what they appreciate most when on the road.
Other key findings include:
1 in 20 drivers say they never thank people on the road
Almost 1 in 5 drivers prefer to use hazard lights to say thanks to another driver.
Fewer than 1 in 10 opt for the indicator side to side options.
1 in 3 choose the classic wave to say thanks.
Over 1 in 6 love a good thumbs up.