Comment of the Day: Houston Drivers, You Suck
We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.
So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.
This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit, clarity and whatever else we feel like at the moment.
Yesterday, after having been stuck in traffic for far too long just because there was some rain falling, we offered five possible explanations for why Houstonians seem utterly incapable of driving in the rain.
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It pushed a button with some people.
Well said. I always wondered why the drivers are so bad here. I mean I get that none of you actually have car insurance (I mean who can afford it here), so you need to be extra cautious. I guess my first indication of how bad traffic would be was during my first week at work down here and I asked my co-workers about 'passing on the left' laws. They had no idea what I was talking about.
That pretty much sums up nearly everything wrong with traffic here. No one understands you have to YIELD to other drivers. Throw in left and right on-ramps every two miles and it's a free-for-all. Practically a race to see who can get there last using the left lane... You know, the lane every other person (besides Houstonians) in the world calls the 'fast' lane.
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