This isn't about writing or editing, per se, but I feel the need to write about it.
I was driving up the road yesterday with a convoy of cars behind me (I drive the speed limit). A woman was trying to cross the divided street with her children, including one in a carrier. I stopped to let her cross, and the white car behind me passed me to the left in a turn lane, cut in front of me and hurried past the family.
I was indignant then, and I'm still angry. What he (I assume it was a man) did was stupid, dangerous and illegal. You don't use a turn lane to pass people, and you sure don't do it with pedestrians not far off.
I have to assume he had been looking for a place to pass me and didn't see the family. Or maybe he didn't care.
I guess it's time to write an article about stupid drivers. This will make a nice start.
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