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Re: Road Rage, Safety, etc.
On Thu, 22 Jan 1998 18:42:18 EST, Eric Ferguson wrote:
>In a message dated 98-01-22 18:23:13 EST, you write:
>> There's a difference between a courtesy flash and a
>> drive-up-the-exhaustpipe-and-keep-pushing technique
>No doubt, tell that to the driver of an Eldorado, new (f'n ugly) Town Car.
>Drivers are _usually_older_white_guys_ who are impatient. I was going 75 mph,
>passing abunch of people with no room to get over, and these jerk-offs (can i
>say that?) flash me.
>[ ... ]
It's when folks plodding along at 90mph won't return to the slow
lane when they have plenty of room to do so that some of us
old white guys get a bit peeved.
I think that to many drivers, even the most polite flash of the
headlights from well behind is regarded as a violent attack.
DeWitt Harrison firstname.lastname@example.org