I Am a Pedestrian

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 71 People

    I Wish Drivers Would Pay Attention

    I don't have a lisence or the money to get a car, so I walk everywhere. I'm really tired of drivers though, they never seem to read the raod signs. Or notice when I'm in the middle of the street sometimes. A crosswalk is aywhere where streets cross AND whreever they're marked. If...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    Nov 22, 2007


    I don't have a car, so I pretty much walk wherever I go.
    RopinTexan RopinTexan
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Oct 14, 2007

    Can't Drive

    I can't drive so I have to walk everywhere. I don't mind so much as it's good exercise, it's just horrible walking to work in the mornings when it's cold and dark. I will learn one day hopefully, I'm just a bit nervous about driving since my step brother died in a car accident on...
    31-35, F
    Oct 31, 2007

    Sidewalk Rage

    I am lucky enough to live near half a dozen bus routes and within easy walking distance of shops and restaurants, so I haven't bothered with a car for years. What really annoys me is drivers not knowing the roadlaws regarding the right of way that pedestrians have (at least here...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous
    51-55, M
    1 Response Nov 4, 2009

    I have no tolerance to the people

    who do not yield to pedestrians. because patience is always important for one thing and it does not take a million years for someone to cross the street. in my mind, being a few minutes behind to wherever your going is not an equal trade for the risk of anyone's life. there's...
    queenjellyfish queenjellyfish
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 9, 2015

    It infuriates me when I'm walking through a

    crosswalk against traffic (something I only do if it's necessary) and a driver is so busy looking to their left for oncoming traffic that they don't see me directly in front of their vehicle then they pull out to turn right on a red light without looking to their right or in...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion
    2 Responses Aug 9, 2015
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