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Topic: Highways

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    1. Why do we drive under overpasses and over underpasses? (Contributed by Don F.)
    2. Why do people start to speed up just when you start to pass them? (Contributed by Don F.)
    3. Why do the slow people always drive in the left lane? (Contributed by Don F.)
    4. Why is it that if there are only two cars on a lonely road they will meet at a narrow bridge? (Contributed by Steven)
    5. Why is the fast lane on the freeway always the first lane to slow down when there is traffic? (Contributed by Bill Aumack)
    6. Why do people rush to pass those in the slower lane....only to quickly move back into the slower lane.....and stop suddenly (in front of you) to turn? (Contributed by Jill)
    7. How many times have you been on a 4-lane road only to get behind two idiots driving side-by-side AT THE SAME TIME with no attempt to adjust their speed for the even-flow of traffic? (Contributed by Jill)
    8. Just what is so free about a freeway? (Contributed by Pat F.)
    9. When we are passing someone on the highway and oncoming traffic is approaching why do we have to push on the steering wheel? Do we really expect the extra little push is going to make the car go faster? (Contributed by Don F.)
    10. Why is it that the slowest lane on the Freeway is the one you just moved into? (Contributed by Gary Reed)
    11. Why is it that you are the slow poke being passed every which way if you are only driving 10 MPH over the posted speed limit? (Contributed by Tony Vance)
    12. Why is it that the radio announces a traffic bottleneck just as you are passing the last exit or turnoff between you and that bottleneck? (Contributed by Tony Vance)
    13. We've all experienced highway construction when two lanes merge into one with signs announcing the lane closure for miles before it actually happens. So why is it that there will always be a driver who speeds down the lane that will soon disappear into a concrete barrier cuts in front of you at the last possible second then jams on their brakes to avoid that car that was only 30 feet in front of you requiring you to swerve off the road to avoid hitting Mr. or Ms. My-Time-Is-More-Valuable-Than-Your-Time? Any why is it that there is never a cop around to witness this type of activity which seems to happen constantly? (Contributed by Tony Vance)
    14. Why do we drive straight on a Turnpike? (Contributed by Tom Harmon)
    15. Why do they call them FREEWAYS when they cost so much money to build? (Contributed by Tom Harmon)
    16. If the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, then why do public roads have so many curves? (Contributed by Lucas)
    17. Why are highways built so low to the ground? Shouldn't they be called lowways instead? (Contributed by Stu)
    18. When riding around a big curve, why do people lean their heads in the direction of it? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    19. Why is it that whenever you are in a hurry, everyone else on the road decides to go 10 miles per hour under the speed limit? (Contributed by Don F.)
    20. How come when you're the only person on a 4 lane road and someone turns out onto the road, it is always into your lane? (Contributed by Tom)
    21. How come the shortest distance between two points is always under construction? (Contributed by Noelie Alite)
    22. Why don't they make highways out of rubber and tires out of concrete? Wouldn't that be safer? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    23. Why do they call it a Highway if you have to drive sober? (Contributed by Tim Biden)
    24. How come the grassy boulevard on the highway is always cut? Who does this? And why? Is our tax money being spent to cut grass that doesn't need to be? (Contributed by Megan)
    25. We all know that there is a line on the ocean where you can lose a day by crossing it, right? But isnít there also one on the highway where you can do even better than that? (Contributed by W.J.)
    26. Why do people say that it is the used cars that are a menace on the highways? Isnít it the misused cars that are a menace? (Contributed by Thom)
    27. Isnít it true that on the freeway, he who hesitates is not only lost, but miles from the next exit? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    28. Why have the ďadopt a highway programĒ? Most people drive like they own the roads already, donít they? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    29. At what age do you tell a Highway that it was adopted? (Contributed by Don F.)
    30. Why do they give grants to make traffic circles, but not to fix the roads so we don't have to dodge potholes? (Contributed by Evaonne)
    31. Why do people who travel on a freeway have to pay a toll? Shouldnít it be free? (Contributed by M.M.)
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