"be very careful driving (or..." Interacting with the Bostonian Tip by goingsolo

Interacting with the Bostonian, Boston: 15 reviews and 5 photos

On my first visit to Boaton in the summer of 1992, a friend and local resident picked me up from the airport. I grabbed the armrests while we swerved and dodged cars hurtling towards, past and around us. And that was before we even reached the airport exit. While weaving and honking his way to the expressway, my friend calmly explained the Bostonian rules of the road. "In Boston, its simple to figure out who has the right of way," he said, pausing to comment by gesture on a neighboring driver's driving skills. "the answer is, I do."

Be very careful driving (or walking for that matter) in this city. Boston drivers are the most aggressive and will accelerate to cut off a passing car or ambulance or when a hapless pedestrian tourist attempts to cross the road. I've seen all three happen.


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  • Updated Sep 26, 2004
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