If you've thought that there has been a lot more speeding and reckless driving since the pandemic began last March, you're absolutely right. Illinois traffic deaths during this COVID-19 nightmare have been spiking.
We've long had an incorrect adage in these parts about seasons: The only seasons we have in Rockford are winter and road construction. Not true. We actually have three of them if you include pothole season.
Both my kids are (depending on the chart you look at) millennials, that group of Americans that are constantly (usually with good reason) excoriated for narcissism, bad manners, lack of respect, inability to deal with things that don't go their way, etc. Now, according to Chicago AAA, they're the worst-behaved drivers on our roads.
Natalie O'Neill of the New York Post had a piece up yesterday that has garnered a lot of interest, and a lot of arguing.
In the article, headlined "Woman harassed 108 times in 10 hours on NYC streets," we get a look at what happens when volunteer Shoshana Roberts takes a long, long walk around Manhattan...