Wednesday, November 4, 2009

carpool confusion....

so, this is probably one of my biggest confusions and pet peeves....
i thought the point of the carpool lane was to "encourage" people to drive with 2 or more people.... and as a "reward" for doing so, you are able to drive faster (than the normal lanes), right?

WRONG!

time and time and time again, i see buses.... BIG buses.... motorhomes.... in the carpool lane.... okay, we get it.... you guys have more than one person in your beast of a vehicle.... but you are HOLDING UP traffic.... so why don't you just get OUT of the carpool lane and go slow OUTSIDE of the carpool lane rather than going slow INSIDE the carpool lane.... 

then you have the people who drive with 2 or more people in their regular vehicles, be it a compact car, suv, full size luxury vehicle.... they have 2 people in it, so they think they are just automatically supposed to drive in the carpool lane.... NO FOLKS!!!! that's not how it works!!!! you get into the carpool lane to go faster than regular traffic.... IF you want to drive with the rest of the traffic, or slower, then stay in the regular traffic.... okay?!

i'm sorry.... i had to vent this.... this happens to me EVERY single tuesday i drive out to long beach and it just urks me to no end! 
patience patience patience.... i know. ;)

2 comments:

Jenni Newman said...

HA HA! I love this. It makes me remember all of our great memories in our cars together. Yelling at people and singing at the top of our lungs! It seemed that getting lost was a hobby of ours, it was our little escape from reality!

Ashley King said...

awwwww!!!! it reminds me of when we'd wipe out all the payphones of their quarters so we could eat and get gas so we could drive around even more!!!! rocking out to all sorts of music.... driving and playing the music at all the teachers houses... ohhhh Jenni.... i miss you and our good times! =)