Driving: Part II (The “Good Driver” Hierarchy)

Here’s the thing about “Good Drivers”: There are none.

Or at least there are none that I know or could describe.

Well, maybe one.

The only descriptors one can give another driver are those that have negative connotations.

For example, I know “Fast Drivers,” who don’t hold my safety in high regard.

I know “Slow Drivers,” who don’t think that my time is of paramount importance. In fact, I’ve been told that there have been a lot of accidents caused by slow drivers as other road users get annoyed with how slow they are driving. Who knew? I thought they were relatively safe.

I know “Jerky Drivers,” who don’t want me to be able to sleep during the drive.

Then of course there are “Aggressive Drivers,” who tail people dangerously close, and occasionally honk, all in the name of keeping things moving.

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