WOMEN CAN'T OVERTAKE - some old people can't either
They sit on your bumper in their huge new Range Rovers, especially those showy Evoque things all very Cheshire WAG, their pin sized heads peering over the steering wheel, frozen in fear because they are frightened of the power and don't know how to overtake. A zillion times I've been bumbling gently along on an open road with no traffic enjoying some al fresco driving and causing nobody any inconvenience when suddenly 'she' trundles up to my bumper and sits there. The road is wide and clear for miles, no junctions and still she sits there. So I let the speed drop ( no braking ) hoping she will go past, and STILL she sits there.
Last week had a bint ( they are usually 50 trying to look 20 ) on my tail for miles, the road was wide open and clear of traffic, and as I approached a section of dual carriageway I slowed and I slowed and I slowed, and at 20mph she STILL sat there as a coach and then a lorry easily slipped past us both. I SO nearly came to a stop just to see at what point she would actually get flustered and work out how to overtake. Had visions of her coming to a complete standstill so close to my back bumper that she would have to reverse ( that would be worth watching ) in order to proceed. After the dual-carriageway the next few miles were winding and narrow until approaching a town and of course there was no opportunity to get past. When I turned off left I glanced as she drove past and I'll swear she was in some sort of trance, staring ahead looking tense and scared out of her wits.
Old people in their nasty little Kia's, Civics and Rovers are just as bad.