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Skilled, civilized drivers we are definitely not


I am constantly amazed at how much our nation can sometimes resemble a Third World country.

Having been to a couple, one of my observations is that normal day-to-day activities often function without any semblance of order or rules. Take driving, for instance.

At times in Guatemala, it seems the basic rule of the road is “every person for themselves.” Change lanes or turn without signaling, force your way into traffic, sometimes without looking, inventive use of shoulders — like for passing, and generally engaging in a free for all.

Driving around our part of the world, it doesn’t a...

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