I’ll accept that. The blue crabs are 100% worthy. After living (briefly) in Maine & having their lobster, and visiting Alaska & digging their freakish huge crabs, I’ll take the little Chesapeake blues in a heartbeat, every time.that's because us "yankees" like to travel south to get your famous blue crab specials.
what happened to exit 16? glad you made it ok.First time on the interstate today. Just to say I did it. I got on I-10 westbound at exit 17 and got off at the next exit which was 15. And in reality I think it was closer to one mile than two. And both the on ramp and off ramp were on the same side so I only needed to merge once.
I have the same issue where I live. especially late at night on rural roads. I've complained to the DOT here, and all they can tell me is that there must be a problem with the sensor. I brought this issue up several times, beginning about 4 yrs. ago. last time went on twitter, but haven't heard anything yet. I know in some states, motorcyclists can proceed through a red signal if it hasn't changed in a reasonable amount of time. I've gone through the light a few times. when a veh. has stop too far behind me, I'll signal for the driver to get closer so that the signal changes. it definitely can be annoying. In fact, I'm going to send some emails to the DOT until I get some response.After taking a couple days off from riding I got back out on the road with a short 6 mile loop in traffic. I did get stuck at one really busy intersection. When I got there the light was red. I needed to make a left turn so I got into the left turn lane. I was first in line and I know the motorcycle isn't big enough to trip the left turn arrow, but I figured surely, with all this traffic, someone else in a car will pull up behind me and trip it. But no one did. For three frickin changes of the light not one car wanted to make a left. So there I was. Stuck breathing in exhaust fumes in the heat and humidity of a noontime summer in Mobile Alabama until finally there was enough of a break in the oncoming traffic for me to make a left.
That's what I did. The problem was that there was so much traffic at that intersection that an opportunity to do that did not present itself for a long time.Check your state traffic laws...some states allow a rider to proceed at their own discretion if the bike does not trip the signal lights...
well the good thing about learning to ride when you're older, is that you tend to be more cautious. I didn't take up motorcycling until my late 40's. I've seen too many young people doing reckless stuff, like wheelies, zipping through lanes, and speeding. I'm sure some of these young people have either lost their lives, or have been handicap that they are unable to enjoy this pleasure anymore. like the old saying goes, "better late, than never." others will never know the pleasure that only a select minority will enjoy.Why did I wait this long to get a motorcycle?