Tag: nashville 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...

Driving 101: The Nashville Way

Since moving to Nashville in 2014, I have had the experience of being “trained” by my fellow drivers in the Music City.  A national magazine recently awarded Nashville as the friendliest city in America.  When I heard about this I said, “They obviously didn’t drive here.”  I’m not saying...

Driving 101: Show Some Respect

I get it.  We are all in a hurry to get to places we need to be and we don’t have time to be slowed down by other traffic or issues on the highways.  We are wrapped up in our own world and oblivious to others but there comes...

Driving 101: What Does The Flashing Lights Mean?

I was rolling along West End Avenue on my commute home from downtown Nashville last week when I saw a traffic obstacle ahead.  It was a flashing yellow light.  Apparently the traffic light was out which defaulted it to a flashing yellow light for the main road and a...

Driving 101: Just Drive!

I will soon be on the commute home.  It’s always an adventure.  You never know what’s going through the minds of the drivers in Nashville, Tennessee.  People tend to do whatever they feel like doing.  Forget about traffic lights, turn signals and lanes on the road.  If they can...

Driving 101: Give Me A Brake!

I know you’ve had it happen to you.   You are driving down the road and in the corner of your eye, you see another vehicle approaching the road way you are in.  Will they stop?  Do they see you? You tense up.  Prepare your foot to step on the...

#1 Way To Improve Nashville Traffic

Since moving to Nashville in 2014, I have heard and read several things about the growth of Nashville and never ending complaints about the traffic.  There have been talks about the “25-year plan” and light rail as well as express buses.   Nashville already has a commuter rail called the...

Driving 101: Impatiently Distracted Drivers

I have mentioned this before in previous posts about driving in Nashville.  The two main issues I see going on with drivers are:  (1) They are impatient and (2) They are distracted. First, let me talk about distracted driving.  My daughter was recently rear ended by another driver on...