Yesterday as I drove to my office I encountered a traffic jam on I-470.
As soon as I merged from the ramp onto the highway, I could see it up ahead. “Oh, no,” I thought. “I wish I had gone a different way.” Then I saw one of those electronic highway signs messaging “Wreck at Raytown Road exit. Left lane closed.”
As I drove closer to the back up, the left lane was open. And I couldn’t see any obstruction ahead. So, I got over in the left lane and began passing everyone in the right and middle lane that were beginning to clog up. (Yes, I’m one of those kind of drivers.) Continue reading