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Will people ever learn to drive?

Posted on: May 28, 2009 5:43 pm
 
This blog dosen't have a lot to do with sports (maybee nascar!  LOL) but is the one thing that is bothering me the most today!  Will people ever learn to drive?  It seems like the vast majority of people on the road today have things on their minds and the road isn't any of them!!!!  I drive for a living and I see it day in and day out.  People either have a phone permanantly attached to their heads (and I'm not talking about the bluetooths.  That's another blog entry.)  Just gabbing away either laughing, yelling, fumbling with papers, reaching for something in the back, or just not paying attention.  That's not good at 70 MPH!!!!!!  Or any other speed for that matter!  PUT THE DAMN PHONES DOWN PEOPLE!!!  NEWS FLASH!  YOU CAN'T DRIVE AND TALK!!!!  EVEN IF YOU THINK YOU CAN, YOU CANNOT!!!!!!  I saw some lady rear-end someone at 45 mph because she reached down for a fry she dropped in the car!  YOU CAN'T EAT AND DRIVE!!!!   Another girl rearended someone at a light because she was putting her makeup on in the car, in the sunvisor mirror!  Take 5 more minutes and DO IT AT HOME!!!!!!!  Why is it that old people do 25 MPH  UNDER the speed limit?  It's like any other piece of machinery!  If your reflexes are too slow to operate it then DON'T!!!!  How do these people keep getting their  licenses renewed?  There should be a law that states anyone over the age of 65 should be required to take a road test every 2-3 years!!!!  I know there are exceptions to that rule, but then there is the otherside of the coin too!  I now a 70 year old grandma that has one heck of a LEADFOOT!!!!  But she dosen't pay attention either!  Heck half the time she forgets where she's going halfway there!!!!  I'm not saying I'm perfect and believe me accidents do happen!  But if people could scrape a little common sense out of there heads and think about how many people are really affected by their F'D up driving, the roads would be a MUCH safer place.
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Since: Oct 6, 2008
Posted on: June 4, 2009 2:04 pm
 

Will people ever learn to drive?

  My all time favorite is the guy you see reading the newspaper on the freeway. As far as the old folks go I got a great story for you on that one. I used to have really bad road rage twoards old folks driving slow. I used to sound my horn, yelling at them, giving the finger, etc. Well I'm driving down 18 Mile where the speed limit is 45, following a guy who won't brek 30 miles an hour. So I pull up next to the old guy, roll down my window, just as I'm getting ready to read this guy the riot act I see the liscense plate he has hanging in the drivers side back window. The sign read.....June 6th 1944 I WAS THERE. I pointed at the guys plate, tipped my cap, and said thanks. The look of pride I saw in one his face is something I will never forget.(happened 20 years ago) The way I figured it was the guy had earned the right to drive as damb slow as he wanted to. My point is you never know who is behind the wheel and why they are driving so slow. Now if it's a young person driving too slow because they eare too busy chatting on the phone than F em, and run em off the road.


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