Hurrying to get nowhere

I am an older driver. This last week alone I had three incidents when merging into the right lane. The first time I found a nice space, signalled and inched over. The female driver gunned her truck ahead and cut me off, giving me a dirty look as she sped by. The second time, a woman test driving a truck did the same thing. And the third time I managed to merge with lots of room, only to have the male driver of a work truck speed up behind me and honk his horn. No wonder that our fair city has so many accidents. What has happened to us that we are in such a hurry to get nowhere? Bonnie Neuman Red Deer

I am an older driver. This last week alone I had three incidents when merging into the right lane.

The first time I found a nice space, signalled and inched over. The female driver gunned her truck ahead and cut me off, giving me a dirty look as she sped by.

The second time, a woman test driving a truck did the same thing.

And the third time I managed to merge with lots of room, only to have the male driver of a work truck speed up behind me and honk his horn.

No wonder that our fair city has so many accidents.

What has happened to us that we are in such a hurry to get nowhere?

Bonnie Neuman

Red Deer

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