Hate it when my daughter has to drive to work in the rain

@Lakota12 (42794)
United States
April 16, 2007 9:04am CST
I was raining this morning when I got up at 4 AM and was still raining when Daughter left for work at 6.20. I know she will be careful but there are so many idiots out there that forget that the oil and sand that are on our roads get slick when it rains. We get so little rain here that when it does rain the roads are way to slick for some to gun their cars to go thru a yellow light and then when they do gun it they fishtail or slide right on thru the yellow or red light ,even when theygo to slow down throwing on the brakes is not A good idea they tend to slide that way too. And I figure alot of these people have never drven in snow Or they would realize that the rain can be worse.
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6 responses
@polachicago (19143)
• United States
18 Apr 07
I know how you feel, but to make you feel better, people in Europe are driving crazy with and without rain...I was in taxi today....scary...I am back to states tomorrow....drivers in states are much better....
@Lakota12 (42794)
• United States
18 Apr 07
oh I dont know lol have ya ever been to california! Or Mass where they stick out their arm and tell youits there turn!
• Latvia
18 Apr 07
I love rain, but I agree it make me scared when i have to drive in weather like that. My boyfriend and me travel by motocycle in Summer time and I get very scared when it starts raining on our way.
@Lakota12 (42794)
• United States
18 Apr 07
Motorcycle trips sound like alot of fun. BUt yes when it starts to rain and the roads get slick it is dangerous
@meme0907 (3481)
• United States
17 Apr 07
Hey LKo12 I'm sure it's just bothering you that you can't be in control of the situation-I know you trust your daughter to be a defensive driver or else you wouldn't have taken her to get her license. BTW Being from down south I hate driving on slick roads & do try to stay off unless necessary. +'s 2 U :D
@Lakota12 (42794)
• United States
17 Apr 07
I hear ya there, louisiana were the worst for they have sea shells in the pavement. I also hated the dirt roads they could get so mushy and get you stuck
@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
16 Apr 07
I don't mind the Rain when driving the only time I hate it is when the Rain belts down and you can't see but I normally pull over then
@Lakota12 (42794)
• United States
16 Apr 07
I do the same in a tornado
• United States
16 Apr 07
You are so right. I hate that slicky oily surface on the asphalt when it rains. It is a hazard to say the least. You would think they would come up with some other solution, since road crews know how dangerous it can be. I hope your daughter made it to work okay. Blessings to you.
@Lakota12 (42794)
• United States
16 Apr 07
yes would think they would come up with something else. and yes she made it ok thanks for asking have a good day
@sunshine4 (8710)
• United States
16 Apr 07
Rain definitely can be worse to drive in. I know it is such a hard thing to have your child driving. Even if she is an excellent driver, you worry about the other drivers on the road. My son is 18 and I worry every time he leaves the house. My other son is 15 and can't wait to get his liscense. I wonder if there is ever a time that moms stop worring about their children....probably not.
@Lakota12 (42794)
• United States
16 Apr 07
nope moms worry about there kids up till the die . We just cant help ourselves.