Onramps and offramps
- This is where it gets us, the onramps and
offramps. For some reason, I like to be a nice guy. If I
see someone running out of yield lane, I either slow
down or move over. I do my best to let the fellow
motorist get on the public freeway. I cannot for the life
of me see why I can be the only one capable of these
acts of courtesy. Every time I try to get on the
freeway, some genius is pacing me and playing bouncer.
There are only two solutions when you are running out
of room. You can either take to the shoulder and
pass the person in front of the "Bouncer", or slowly
drift over. Chances are, that if the "Bouncer" is too
stingy to share the road, he's definitely too stingy to
share the same lane. Ofttimes you're left with the far
more seldom alternative. Hit the brakes while he's not
expecting it, and get behind him.
- Let 'em pass when they can. Failing that, they don't have the right
to threaten me with their car or truck.
Most often I get tailgated when I can't go anywhere else. There is
no 'move out of the way' for me, yet these idiots continue to ride my