Tag: impatient drivers

Things I Wish I Could Tell Other Drivers

I find myself “directing traffic” when I am driving on the roads in the Music City. Nobody is listening. If they could hear me, here are some of the things they would here me say: “Calm down. You’re so damn impatient!” The number ONE complaint I have with other...

Impatient Drivers, Homeless Vendors and Job Anniversary

It happened again.  Yep, a driver nearly mowed me down in the pedestrian crosswalk.  I had the light to walk yet this guy gunned his engine and began moving toward me before he jerked his truck and sped through the intersection.  He wasn’t going to be bothered with waiting...

Driving 101: Patience Grasshopper

The common theme in almost every Driving 101 posts I have made is the impatience of drivers that roll along our highways.  You know the person – the one who pulls out in front of you forcing you to brake when there is absolutely no traffic behind you.  Then...

Driving 101: Turning Vehicles Ahead

I have addressed the issue with impatient drivers in past blogs on Driving 101 and it is clearly evident when a vehicle is turning.  I see it in my own rearview mirror when I am turning and see the vehicle behind me barreling down on me. It’s a common...

Driving 101: Patience

If you asked me one thing that is a problem in traffic and I would immediately say it is impatient drivers.  Impatience causes a lot of frustrations on the roadway. Yesterday was a good example as I was getting on the Interstate, another driver was tailgating me and flailing...

Driving 101: Red Lights

Most of us were taught very early that red means “stop” but for a few select drivers in Nashville, red lights only mean that traffic could be coming from the other direction.  I had one fellow tailgating me through Belle Meade one day and he was furious that I...