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Letter: Tailgaters unaware?




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August 1, 2012 | 1,910 views | 9 comments

Editor,

While driving into work July 27, I observed an SUV from Floresville tailgating and flashing his lights, and it occurred to me that some people might be unaware that we live in a rural county where animals (dogs, cats, skunks, etc.) are often dashing into the roadway, necessitating an immediate stop.  . . .

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The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
August 6, 2012 11:23am
 
 
See, you have to have a modicum of common sense to drive, or should. It would take a fool to believe you can be going 15 mph faster than those in the right (slower) lane ... Read More Read More
 
 
BSP  
Floresville  
August 6, 2012 7:35am
 
 
Hah ha. My husband does the same thing PG.
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
August 5, 2012 6:58am
 
 
I used to wash my windshield when confronted by a
tailgater....it works......I stopped this practice
because I grown more mellow in my old age and finally
realized that ... Read More Read More
 
 
Beji Amhoudi  
La Vernia  
August 3, 2012 2:50pm
 
 
>Is that really hard to understand?
So, even though the car is going faster than the traffic in the right lane, you believe it should go into the right lane and slow ... Read More Read More
 
 
BSP  
Floresville  
August 3, 2012 12:45pm
 
 
I agree! Yo-yo drivers drive me up the wall!!! I'm a cruise control driver too. Set it to the speed limit, and drive on down, and the yo-yo drivers mess it all up. Especially ... Read More Read More
 
 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
August 3, 2012 11:43am
 
 
So then, what does "Slower traffic keep right" refer to? If you are driving slower than a vehicle behind you, and you are not making a left turn within a reasonable ... Read More Read More
 
 
humby  
stockdale  
August 3, 2012 9:08am
 
 
driving over 200 miles a day 5 days a week i can tell you by far the most annoying are the drivers who never remain at a constant speed...50mph then up to 70 then back to ... Read More Read More
 
 
Beji Amhoudi  
La Vernia  
August 3, 2012 7:20am
 
 
True, but I see no reason to get into a lane with slower traffic (that I am passing in the left lane) just so someone can drive 20 over the speed limit. The "slower ... Read More Read More
 
 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
August 2, 2012 2:27pm
 
 
What I would like to see is those who drive 5 to 10 mph below the posted speed limit while hugging the center stripe and refusing to yield to faster traffic be given life ... Read More Read More
 

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