7.10.2008

Tunnels and Semis and Traffic...oh my!

One of my biggest fears is driving through tunnels. I avoided it at all costs, driving, that is. I have no problem riding if someone else is driving. But today, I braved it. I actually drove through three separate tunnels, the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, the Downtown Tunnel Portsmouth, and the Monitor-Merrimac Monitor Bridge Tunnel (MMMBT). See, I have almost realistic visions of my crashing and dying in a tunnel and not getting out, ever! You know, in the movies, the driver hits a bump, swerves a bit, over corrects, hits the wall, bounces into a neighboring car, and goes *BOOM*! But today, I conquered that fear. Well, for today at least. We'll see about tomorrow.

5 comments:

  1. Good for you! You are braver than I.

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  2. I like to hold my breath in tunnels. Which could be bad if I'm the one driving and the tunnel is long ...

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  3. tunnels are fun to drive fast through

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  4. You know, the tunnels never bothered me until the time I saw water dripping in the middle of the downtown. . . I never quite got over that.

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  5. I saw water leaking in the HRBT today!

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