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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Does CDA Have Worse Drivers Than Other Cities?

Letter to the CDA Press Editor

After moving to Coeur d'Alene from Portland seven months ago, we can longer keep quiet about the arrogant, rude, and illegal drivers we encounter daily in this town. Weekly, we barely avoid eight to 10 accidents from Coeur d'Alene drivers, who don't use blinkers, cut you off at will, and run countless yellow/red lights with disregard for fellow drivers; they've even driven around us on curbs.

It is rare for us to see any Coeur d'Alene police; if they are around town, perhaps undercover, they are the most incompetent police we've ever seen. To think of all the revenue that could be generated. We must only assume that they condone this way of driving, as they do it themselves, and it must seem normal to all of you.

From an outsider who doesn't want to be here as much as you don't want us here (besides making it dangerous for us all) you look and act very ignorant.

Coeur d'Alene

Yikes, I don't even know what to say. In my personal experience, Coeur d'Alene has the same amount of bad and rude drivers as everywhere else. Unfortunately, it's a fact of life there are always going to be bad drivers on the road. What's your opinion about CDA drivers?

1 comment:

Justin said...


Sure, we have our share of bad drivers... But so does every other city in the world.

Perhaps you lived under a rock in Portland? I have been there many times and always see drivers passing on double yellow, tailgating, hanging out of their window screaming obscenities and flying the bird.

If you can barely avoid 8-10 accidents a week, you need to look at your driving habits instead of pointing the finger at everyone else. Or maybe they just follow you around? Especially being that winter is on it's way. If your luck is that bad, I would hire a personal driver if I were you.

From an "insider" who just had an "outsider" call the entire city ignorant(I can not imagine why you feel people don't want you here) have you looked in a mirror lately?

Grow up and get over it... life goes on.