Date: Tue, 7 Dec 1999 21:50:19 -0700
From: "Jason" <>
Subject: Re: Reverse road rage saga

I'll second that, here in NM the left lane is the only lane that slow drivers drive in. I think that they feel if they are going 2 mph over the speed limit then they qualify to be in the left lane regardless if whateveryone else is doing. Jason PS Great thread! Lars <dnopsamt> wrote in message news:baJ24.1782$ > Oh...those slow drivers in the left lane... Bastards:) > > > L > Alan Houghton wrote in message <>... > >Another reason I love my 9-3 SE HOT.... I can get from around 50 all the > >way up to 100 faster than almost every car on the road. :> > > > >You are definitely right about people speeding up as you pass, > >though.... Nothing I hate more - unless it's people who try desperately > >to drive in your blind spot!! or slow drivers in the left lane...!!! > > > > wrote: > >> > >> After reading the post by Mason, I was compelled to write. I live in the > >> Upstate of South Carolina and drive a slower, older, 900. I have noticed > >> and have now begun to take notes on those that I pass due to aprox. 3 > >> out of five vehicles speeding up as I pass. This has happened so often > >> that I now take note of thier plate number prior to passing. I'm not a > >> rager just your average 44 year old guy with a high mileage Saab that's > >> somewhat slow. > >> This has happened while passing little old ladies going 45, that speed > >> up to 65 the instant I start to pass. > >> Pickup truck drivers and those driving somewhat newer cars seem to be > >> the worst. > >> I even had one young girl with a child in the car speed, match my speed, > >> look over at me and flip me a bird, all at 77 mph. With her I fell back > >> behind and followed, subsequently having an officer respond to the > >> location where she stopped and having her arrested for reckless > >> endangerment. I dropped the issue once she got the message that she not > >> only endangered herself but also her child and that her actions > >> constituted a violation of child protection law that could have cost her > >> an invasion of privacy by the local child protective services. > >> I can't figure out what is driving these people to act this way. My car > >> is not a hot rod, it has to work hard to go 70mph. > >> The only thing I can figure is that I live in a backward ass redneck > >> southern hooterville where pople just don't understand that the world > >> goes faster than thier little life, or could it be that they are Baptist > >> on a mission to slow down that demon satan in a SAAB. > >> Comments encouraged as well as a solution to the problem. > >> Solutions should stop short of rage as I won't do that. > >> respectfully > >> Yordis > >

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