Originally Posted by Shumaki
I am a firefighter. I wish I knew how many miles I have driven behind a motorist who was completely oblivious to the 40,000 fire truck with lights, sirens and air horn blasting behind them. When other cars going both directions pull over they seem a little confused, but keep right on going. they must think that everyone is getting out of the way for THEM.
And when we park that huge red truck sideways across the road with all the flashy lights, and set up traffic cones/road flares blocking the entire road they always pull up and ask us "is the road closed?" "Can I get through here?"
If he has been on the road for 25 years he has seen more than a few oblivious motorists and your story should seem quite plausible.
Not that I am implying that you are an idiot or anything, just relaying my experience.
Good luck and keep us posted.
Believe me I do feel like an idiot. One of the first things I told the cop was "you can call me stupid"
I really do normally check my mirrors often. Truth is I was feeling kinda carefree, (not careless).