Story archives - tag: "driving"


After driving 800 miles non-stop to visit my family, I got lost for the only time that day within 2 blocks of my old home.

tags: driving lost visiting family [add]

2011-08-07 16:08:28 / Rating: 397 /

Seattle Driver

As I kept my foot firmly on the brake while my car slid down the icy hill, I found it interesting that a stop sign was literally going to stop my car.

tags: car accident snow driving ice stop signs stop [add]

2011-07-01 12:34:41 / Rating: 710.75 /


Our papa turned around in the drivers seat to urgently wag his finger at us whilst saying, "Never cook bacon naked!"

tags: papa funny advice driving finger never cook bacon naked [add]

2011-06-17 14:00:43 / Rating: 581.5 /


As my mom drove away, after backing into the corner of our fenced in yard with our 15-passenger van, she yelled at us, "FIX THE FENCE!"

tags: humor crash mom mothers mother driving fence fences fix van yelling yelled driving drove corner [add]

2010-06-08 11:42:09 / Rating: 591.75 /


My aunt taught me to drive in the cemetery because "I couldn't hurt anyone in there."

tags: driving humor [add]

2010-05-07 15:55:45 / Rating: 897.25 /


I probably should not have been so surprised by the odd look the couple in the other truck gave me when they saw me brushing my teeth as I drove down the street in mine.

tags: driving teeth toothbrush odd acceptance [add]

2009-11-10 09:22:11 / Rating: 378.5 /


We decided we could hold it when a huge gray wolf sauntered into the middle of the rest stop.

tags: driving bathroom break Jasper Canada wolf [add]

2009-11-10 09:17:41 / Rating: 402 /

st. mojo

I had only had my driver's license for a few weeks and really hadn't given much thought to what would happen if you hooked up the jumper cables on the wrong terminals.

tags: car driving youth [add]

2009-02-24 11:10:55 / Rating: 450.5 /


Apparently it's dangerous to drive and cry at the same time.

tags: emotional breakdown driving [add]

2008-11-21 15:50:10 / Rating: 508.5 /


I looked to my left and thought "The way he's driving, he's gonna run into someone," right as I smashed into the car in front of me.

tags: driving car crash feeling like a moron [add]

2008-11-18 13:52:10 / Rating: 796 /


I slammed on the brakes, narrowly avoiding the squirrel, glad I wouldn't have to face the irony of killing him while driving to an animal sanctuary.

tags: squirrel driving [add]

2008-11-03 17:40:19 / Rating: 369 /

Travis B

My spare tire was also flat.

tags: sad tire driving depression hopelessness spare [add]

2008-06-12 14:31:49 / Rating: 906.25 /

New driver

As I drove the car at 25 mph, gripping the wheel and glancing nervously at the snow along the road, I realized that I would have to choose between driving safely and keeping the tailgaters happy.

tags: winter driving tailgating scared [add]

2007-12-06 12:17:00 / Rating: 524.25 /


My horn was broken, so I waved my arms trying to get the car in front of me to notice the green light.

tags: humor driving [add]

2007-07-20 15:43:05 / Rating: 493.25 /

Emme Love

The cold night precursed a cold week, with no sunshine in the forecast.

tags: sad driving stress [add]

2007-07-10 14:23:42 / Rating: 590.75 /


If I lived my life the way I drive my car, I'd be a friendless billionaire.

tags: driving personality [add]

2007-06-20 15:02:56 / Rating: 411.75 /

An obedient little man

I spent hours driving aimlessly that night, so I could feel free for a change.

tags: driving night freedom mental health [add]

2007-04-11 10:40:48 / Rating: 569.25 /


As luck would have it, there was an empty Gatorade bottle in the car.

tags: driving road trip humor relief [add]

2007-02-28 15:21:11 / Rating: 1027.25 /

like red on a rose

I was driving to my night class in my beat-up red jeep and the memory of how he held me last night sent a chill down my spine that had nothing to do with being cold.

tags: love touch driving [add]

2007-02-14 10:38:24 / Rating: 608.25 /


My eyes watered and I got all choked up as the officer checked off the "FAIL" box on my road test application for the 2nd time this week.

tags: failure driving test [add]

2007-01-24 17:52:22 / Rating: 500.75 /

A.j. Michel

The only time my father ever considered breaking the speed limit was on the highway to the hospital, where I was delivered ten minutes after arrival.

tags: birth driving [add]

2007-01-01 12:37:03 / Rating: 541 /


It was the fifth stationary object I'd accidentaly hit with the company car, I was glad that I didn't own my own vehicle and that living breathing things tended to move about.

tags: work driving humor [add]

2006-08-23 20:36:30 / Rating: 707 /