Member Since: May 20, 2008
Mac Specs: 13" MB 2.4ghz, 2gig ram, OS 10.7.5
10-05-2010, 02:35 PM
Originally Posted by chscag
Got to agree with Nick. I see many men doing the same thing and likewise swerving and driving erratically. I worry more about the younger drivers who think they can text and drive at the same time!
I'll explain a little bit further (off topic).
I'm a marathon runner (as well as a Mac fanatic). I run lots & lots of miles every week. The safest place for a runner to run on the roads is on the left side (against traffic)...so you can see what a driver is doing...and if they are not paying attention...you can JUMP out of the way.
Since I (and other runners) run against traffic...you practically look EVERY driver right in the eyes...just to see what they are doing & are looking at...just in case. Obviously when doing this you see EXACTLY what the driver is doing...and this includes being on a phone or iPhone...and not paying full attention to driving!
Coincidentally...I've been running for 33 years. Last Monday (8 days ago) for the first time...I was hit by a car!!!
No kidding...hit by a car!
It was by a person making a right on red...I was just starting to run thru the intersection...and they hit me. What do folks do wrong when they make a right turn at a red light or Stop Sign???...they only look left & almost never look right. Add to this a driver on a phone...and it's that much worse. If a pedestrian is to the right...they never see them & hit them.
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