Human suffering and the myth of impunity
The other day, I came upon a temporary road restriction while a large truck with an over-sized load made a right turn. But I didn’t see the truck from where I was, only the line of cars behind it. I thought there was some sort of accident and that people were making their way around it, so it made sense to me to drive up the shoulder to the right of the line of cars.
I came to a stop on the right shoulder at the side of the car at the head of the line. The guy next to me honked his horn and then flipped me off when I…