Last week, the freeway message signs read, “Who ya gonna call? Nobody … you’re driving!”
Freeway speeds are 65 MPH, or higher. At that speed, you travel about 95 feet in one second. How much distance is between you and the vehicle ahead of you? If you take your eyes off the road for “just a sec,” how far will you actually go before you can again focus on the traffic? I’ve heard recommendations of keeping three seconds between you and the vehicle ahead of you. I also recommend you keep 100% focused on what’s around you – the other mothers, fathers, and kids. I don’t ask for much. I just want us all to …
P.S. Watch out for all the kids who will be out for Halloween!