Beth gets aggravated by a chick in a Volvo with Vermont plates and a large Quit Smoking bumper sticker during the morning commute, so when she gets ahead of her on 128, she makes a point of lighting up and then flicking the butt out her window.
Tim understands weather-related highway accidents. And he groks night-time crashes caused by drunks. But until the other day, while trying to get onto 93 South from 128 South, he could never figure out accidents that happened in good conditions in the middle of the day, he reports on Boston Crazy Driving (fortunately, he has good reflexes):
... Then enter a truck with a cracked... Read more
Today's lesson comes from Adam, who discovers that if your tire blows on 128, you need to save the wheel it went with.
Maybe the person in the minivan on 128 that Tim didn't see as he was changing lanes will read his post on Why I didn't see you this morning:
Sorry to the person I nearly hit while changing lanes on Route 128 in Needham this morning. I didn't see you, but not because I didn't look. I did. Actually, I looked twice, in two... Read more
Tim sees the Boy King on 128 this morning:
Spotted a little after 8:30 driving south on 128: a car carrier with an Egyptianate gold-plated longboat and two giant King Tut heads.
He has the photo to prove it.
anyone see the plane over 128 this morning trailing a banner that says 1-percent mortgage call 1-800-blah-blah? And did anyone get the number? Because I would like to give them a call... and ask them what the hell they are trying to do other than distract drivers and get somebody killed? Is that even legal?... Read more