Joseph Abbott (faxpaladin) wrote,
Joseph Abbott
faxpaladin

Left hand, please brief right hand

Driving back from Houston this morning after starcat_jewel's birthday party last night, and nearly to Waco, I pull into the left lane to pass a couple of vehicles, just at the point where a sign says "Left lane for passing only."

Naturally, the work truck in front of me hits the brakes.

Truck behind me swerves into the right lane to pass us; truck behind him, ditto; I start cursing at the work truck's driver, who hits the brakes again...

...signals, pulls into the left-turn cut, and turns left. At which point I recall that there are several of those along this stretch of road.

At which point I toss a psychic apology toward the work truck, and start muttering about people who put a "Left lane for passing only" sign ahead of an area with left turns...
Subscribe

  • From Twitter 05-15-2011

    16:42:28: Right now I perfectly understand the feline impulse to find a sunny spot and nap. Tweets copied by twittinesis.com

  • From Twitter 05-14-2011

    00:43:30: RT @neilhimself: @ Paul_Cornell exactly six years ago today, Father's Day was broadcast. Um. 00:43:36: RT @Paul_Cornell: @…

  • From Twitter 05-11-2011

    01:42:24: Boy, would I like to see a Portal 2 soundtrack... #getonthatvalve 04:58:36: Artists died, and I understood why the world mourned…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic
    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment