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  1. Driving (non)Sense

    Nov 7, 2009

    Finally back after a long break. It was so much fun. Drove car for more than 1500 kms, visited college, had good time with friends. And all those nostalgic feelings.
    It is strange that:
    “When I was driving the car, I yelled at people walking down the street.
    When I was walking on the street, I yelled at people driving the cars.”

    Fast driving is so much fun, isn’t it?. It’s adrenaline rush, and the feeling of weightlessness? -it’s awesome. Driving at a high speed I wrongly overtook one car. By the time I realized my mistake, the car was left far behind. All that adrenaline rush feeling was over and I brought my car to a normal speed.

    After a few minutes, the same car sped past me and stopped right in front of my car. My gut feeling said that the things are going wrong. I was all alone and the road was empty too. Fear struck my heart and my stomach had that feeling -the one you get before an interview or a viva. A man double my size stepped out of the car and asked me to step out too. Things definitely were going wrong, mustering courage I stepped out.
    I could sense anger in that man’s eyes. But when I went near he asked politely(Maybe by my getup I appear an innocent person. Thanks to the Sarkari Naukari, now I hate formals no more): “Sir, your fast driving could have killed me”. I apologized, and since that day my speedometer hasn’t read more than 45km/h. After all, more than myself I don’t want to risk somebody else's life.

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  2. 12 Comments:

    1. AS said...

      hiii

      welcome back!

      hahah! that was quite funny, and u were lucky too! in places like delhi, rode rage incidents often lead to brawls even murders!

    2. hey drive slow and take care..

    3. Cursed♪♫ said...

      I'm so scared of fast driving !!!!!!!!!!!!! No kidding. It freaks me out !!!!

    4. Sunil said...

      @AS:
      Thanks dear, I too feel that I was lucky enough. :D

      @Chocolate lover:
      Thanks dear, I'll.

      @Cursed:
      Welcome on my blog. Now I'm scared too. :)

    5. Cursed♪♫ said...

      You better be scared. :) I still have a silencer burn mark on my leg :( :(
      Thanks for your comment. Welcome to my blog too. Do visit again!!

    6. “Sir, your fast driving could have killed me”...so sweet
      such a sophisticated way of complaining....

    7. Priya said...

      Driving can be dangerous if you are out of control. Watchout and drive safe.

    8. I think the unexpected politeness in the complain might work better than any amount of shouting would have done.

    9. The Survivor said...

      Fast driving is best enjoyed on lonely roads, but should be avoided in cities.

    10. Shruti said...

      hehe.. yea it does feel awesome. But be on the right side!! U drive at 45 now? :O Wow! good boy! :D

    11. Sunil said...

      @Cursed:
      Oh, that was a hard lesson.

      @Heavenly Muse:
      And I was spared too... :D

      @Priya:
      Thanks for the advice dear, I'll take care of that.

      @IHM:
      That's the main thing. It also made me to feel sorry.

      @The Survivor:
      Very true dear.

      @Shruti:
      :D thanks, yes I do..... :D

    12. Margie said...

      Always drive carefully and take good care, Sunil!

      Margie:)

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