Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Collinsville, IL
Damn Missouri drivers.
So I'm on the way to work this morning. Nothing spectacular, my fiance' and I are in the work beater (1999 Oldsmobile Alero) and I see an 18 wheeler up ahead on highway 70 going fairly slow (compared to my 60 mph).
I signal, check my mirrors, and get over. I saw a black SUV as I did so, but he was WAY back there. Suddenly, he's on my ass and I'm thinking he was going fast enough to travel through time.
I get up ahead of the truck as fast as I can without getting myself a ticket and then I signal to get over. As my eyes leave my mirrors I see the guy swerve and then swerve back over. He had tried to zip around me by using the lane I was trying to get into. My thinking was "get the hell out of his way".
So I hear something bounce off the top of the car. I look around and see a styrofoam cup bounding down the highway behind me. I grit my teeth but shake it off. He's gone and I need to go because I work for a living.
So I get into the right lane (my exit is coming up) and continue doing the same fucking speed I've been driving the whole time. Apparently an 18 wheeler was passing another rig and Mr. SUV tries to zip over to pass. There I am in the lane he thinks he owns. I see him whip in behind me and then at the last minute decides to exit with me. He gets close enough to my passenger side to scare my fiance' and I finally take off my seatbelt, put the car in park, and step out.
So the fucking coward piece of shit hucks a bottle of malt liquor and it shatters on the rear quarter panel and back door, denting the shit out of it.
I pursue and he's waving for me to come on, at which point my fiance' finishes writing down his license plate number and I turn around to go meet the police in the parking lot across from my work...of course I'd called them the moment I saw him huck the bottle.
So...here soon the beater will be going in for repairs and Mr. SUV will be getting sued by our insurance. Road rage doesn't pay, folks...well...unless you're the victim and you live through it I suppose.
I know with the location of the damage we'll be getting a check for $800 to $1,000 and the insurance has really good lawyers that will be getting it back one way or another.
Last edited by W3ap0n-X; 07-30-2007 at 11:58 AM.