It’s amazing how things look different when we see things from a different perspective, isn’t it?
I recall an incident once where I was sitting in traffic two cars behind someone turning left across traffic – they had to wait for an opening in oncoming traffic to make the turn. I happened to glance in my rearview mirror JUST in time to see a car slam into the back of my pickup truck. It hit me so hard my truck moved forward into the car in front of me, and that car hit the car that was turning. I recall the person in the car in front of me got out, slammed his door, and gave me a look like he wanted to kill me. He must have thought I was the worst driver he had ever seen!
THEN….he saw the car that had rear-ended me. It was totaled. Her bumper had slid under the rear bumper of my truck, and had barely damaged my truck, but it destroyed her car. If my truck had not been sitting there, it’s likel [...]