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idiots 'n lights

It boggles the mind how many idiots don't know how to use rear fog
lights(or, more appropriately, OVERUSE their rear fog lights.)

It should be manditory training at any Volvo, Saab, Jaguar, Audi, BMW, or
Mercedes dealership to go over this goddam thing, or the switch should be
ripped out of the car.

I had to "brief" the owner of an a4 as to the proper usage of his rear fog
light, after spending 20 minutes getting blinded by the thing.

To anyone on the list(pass the word), use the rear fog light ONLY in
situations where visibility is --severely restricted--.  There is a reason
it's called a "rear FOG light", and not a "rear RAINY DAY light".


PS:The damn yuppie was getting out of his car and he was TALKING ON HIS
CELL PHONE.  We had been on a very curvy, very dangerous, back-country
road, covered with wet leaves.  In the rain.  In the dark.  It is amazing,
the restraint it took to keep from jumping out of the car and teaching the
Unenlightened One a lesson(like ramming the cell phone up his posterior.)

I'd like to coin a new term: "Road Stupidity".  Definition: "Causes 50% of
'Road Rage.' "  I blame things partly on the Massachusetts driver's test,
which asks you, among other things, if a seatbelt "is for holding your
groceries" or "is for restraining passengers in the event of a collision."

Brett Dikeman
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Te audire non possum.  Musa sapientum fixa est in aure.
Ita, scio hunc 'sig file' veterem fieri.