Originally Posted by nwpa
Dangerous. Your view of oncoming traffic, and their view of you is limited by any cars on your left.
Rude or no, it's a dangerous move.
If it's dangerous, so is any right-hand turn on red when there's a car in the left-turn lane. Depending on the intersection, most people inch forward until they can see what they need to see. And most people don't get hit.