Lower speed limits also frustrating

Re: Increase safety with lower speed limits (Letters, Feb. 6)

Re: Increase safety with lower speed limits (Letters, Feb. 6)

If the letter writer thinks that grinding along at artificially low speed limits is somehow less frustrating than having to negotiate traffic calming measures, then I’m afraid they are not grasping the reality of it.

I can see that if these people have sub-standard driving skills and that they would get queasy at anything over 30 km/h but I fail to see why in their arrogance they insist that everyone else has to be dragged down to their level.

Cars are better, roads are better, but I fear that it is the drivers, particularly the speed limit cutters, who can’t seem to get up from the bottom of the class.

Considering the misinformation and actual disinformation that accompanies this campaign to restrict free travel, I can only voice my opinion that there is something more sinister at work here.

It would appear that these people are anti-car and anti-driving for whatever reasons best known only to themselves. Perhaps they really are coming to take our cars away.

Paul Whitworth

Saanich

 

 

 

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