10 Thoughts I Have While Driving On I-275
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10 Thoughts I Have While Driving On I-275

The Interstate is a terrible place.

10 Thoughts I Have While Driving On I-275
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Being a University of South Florida student, I drive on I-275 all the time, but I don't always enjoy it. From the traffic to the dangerous drivers, there are many things about the interstate that I hate.

Here are 10 thought I have while driving on I-275:

1. “If you want to cut in front of me, fine. But use your blinker!"

What is it with Floridians and not using a blinker?

2. “Is that a cop? Better slow down…”

Better watch out for unmarked cops, too. They’re everywhere.

3. “You’ll get pulled over before me, you’ll get pulled over before me, you’ll get pulled over before me… ”

Pro tip: When you notice there is a cop behind you or you get nervous that you might be speeding, watch others cars to make sure they are going faster so they get the ticket instead of you.

4. “Oh, your license plate says you’re from Ontario? Well, that explains why you’re going 50 miles per hour on the interstate.”

The number of snowbirds in Florida around this time of the year is unbelievable, especially during Spring Training.

5. “Hey! I recognize that car. I have a friend who has that car. Well, better speed up to see if it’s her… Nope, just an old lady.

When your best friend owns a Hyundai Sonata, this is a common occurrence.

6. "Goooo... Stop. Gooo... Stop. Go, stop."

Eventually, it just becomes a game of how long I can press the gas pedal before I have to slam on my brakes. The traffic on I-275 anytime after three is ridiculous.

7. "Oh, you gotta be kidding me. Another accident?"

Stay safe out there, kids. I-275 is a dangerous place.

8. "Stay in your lane!"

Stay in your lane, girl. Stay in your lane.

9. "Oh my gosh, there's SheiKra!"

It's impossible to drive anywhere near Busch Gardens without fighting the urge to go.

10. "Oh, and there's USF right down the street."

My home sweet home.

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