There is a road, or several really, that I pass on my daily commute. At certain times, the rules the rest of us peons follow whilst driving on these roads become obsolete. I watch as people run red lights at 40 mph+. I observe as drivers turn left from what I would have sworn was a straight only lane. I’ve experienced people doing U-turns only to then go straight on red. I was nearly t-boned during such an instance as I proceeded to turn left on a green light when traffic was clear. Silly me.
Obviously I didn’t realize something: the rules don’t apply to everyone. There are clearly bubbles of time, very quick pockets, where other people’s schedules and lives become more important than mine. I hope one day to understand this so I may wish them merry driving the wrong way down one way streets. Would I be so lucky to carry a broom in my trunk to clean the roads before their procession. Maybe I can even wash their cars, should ever an opportunity befall me. That would be such unwarranted bliss…
Forgive me, aggressive drivers for getting in your way. Please excuse me for slowing down in a school zone where kids walk to school. I don’t know what I was thinking. Oh and I do apologise for not going 90 on the highway so your sports car can feel the speed. I would politely suggest a basic lesson in physics, but I wouldn’t dream of wasting your time with that pesky thing called reality.
So, please. After you.