Tag Archives: Road Rule

Road Rule #6 – Following distance is not important.

So last night – early this morning? – I went for a drive. The drive started out well, weather was alright, amazingly oncoming traffic was (mostly) turning off their high beams, and there weren’t too many people travelling in the … Continue reading

Posted in Cars, Road Rules | Tagged | Leave a comment

Road Rule #5: Blocking traffic on a corner is perfectly all right.

I’m surprised that I haven’t written this one before, because this is one of the most common abuses of the law that I see.  When you make a left hand turn on a lighted intersection, there has to be enough … Continue reading

Posted in Road Rules | Tagged | Leave a comment

Road Rule #4: Whoever is behind you is far more important than you are

Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve seen anything on the road that was Road Rule worthy.  I blame the lack of driving lately.  But I saw one last month (Jesus I need to update more often).  Well, was involved … Continue reading

Posted in Road Rules | Tagged | 1 Comment

Road Rule #3: High Beams are to be Used at all Times.

I love driving.  I love the night.  I absolutely detest driving at night.  I used to enjoy it.  The lack of people on the roads, the lack of sun burning me if I’m driving west, and not needing the air … Continue reading

Posted in Road Rules | Tagged | 2 Comments

Road Rule #2: You must slow down to merge.

Calgary has recently been talking about putting up speed cameras on Deerfoot Trail in an attempt to decrease the number of accidents.  While yes, speeding is a problem, it’s by far low man on the totem pole. Related PostsRoad Rule … Continue reading

Posted in Road Rules | Tagged | 2 Comments

Road Rule #1: Cellphones are a stupid stick.

Apparently people are unable to drive when they have a cell phone stapled to their head. I just don’t get it. I have a cell phone. It’s my primary means of communication. I don’t have a land line. I talk … Continue reading

Posted in Road Rules | Tagged | 1 Comment