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Re: Road Rage, Safety, etc.

It's nice to hear that I'm not the only one who want's to murder the drivers of
those new lincolns

DeWitt Harrison wrote:

> 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    de@aztek-eng.com
> Boulder, CO
> 88 5kcstq