No lights, no problem

October 8, 2008

The traffic signals were out at two busy intersections on my way to work this morning — Broadway and Jefferson and Broadway and Washington — and all the drivers just went into four-way-stop mode. It was very smooth and efficient, no panic or frustration. Why can’t we react that way all the time to unforeseen difficulties?


One Response to “No lights, no problem”

  1. Bob G. Says:

    I tend to act that way, rather than merely REact…and I find it works pretty darn well.

    I’m also willing to bet that the time those lights were out was BEFORE 11AM…
    And I have my reason for saying that.

    (my “neighbors” NEVER get up before 11, ergo, NO traffic problems – and if they DO get up earlier, it’s only because a warrant is being served at their house…LOL)

    The ACSD alarm clock.
    Who knew?


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