While waiting in line at the
And she had the rear-end of that monster aimed straight at the front-end of my truck!
I was at least a car length behind her but she wasn't realizing her mistake, and kept coming, and coming. I was trying to get my truck into reverse to get the hell outta her way, but I finally had to toot my horn to let her know she was going to knock my headlights off because there were folks in line behind me and they didn't seem to be going anywhere.
I'm glad her hearing was good, or maybe it was the guy at the pump who was beating on her window telling her to STOP, cause my headlights remain intact.
Then there's the deal about the 4-way stops in town. I'm not sure, but I don't think they studied the same driver's manual as I did to get their license. What I learned was,
I'm confused, but the rules here seem to be,
1) The biggest, blingiest, car gets to go first, ignore traffic signals, pedestrians, school zones, and lanes specifically for turning, and under no circumstances should you slow down! (Note: we call the turn lanes, suicide lanes, down here)
2) ME FIRST!! ALWAYS ME FIRST!!!
3) If two drivers are trying to follow rule #2, then refer back to rule #1.
And while I'm on the subject of traffic laws, I believe there needs to be a revision of the laws concerning the gangs of youthful pedestrians in that town who walk in the middle of busy streets, many with their pants pockets down around their knee areas, which would make it impossible for them to hurriedly get out of the way of a speed demon, and expect drivers to stop, or go around them, while they leisurely make their way on to where they are going.