A Corner Brook driver observes that the more four-way stops there are set up in the city, the worse drivers are at understanding them.
“I’ve nearly gotten run into twice in the last couple of weeks. Some drivers seem to think they can ignore the stop signs if the driver in front of them has stopped and proceeds. Somehow, they seem to think the other guy’s stop counts for them too.
“It’s a wonder anyone manages to avoid a fender-bender,” he says.
Another driver says some people have trouble understanding the merge lanes on the Trans-Canada Highway.
He says he had to slam on his brakes on the weekend when a driver in the merge lane heading west from the Deer Lake Airport decided he had the right of way over his vehicle clipping along at highway speed.
“He’s lucky I had an inkling about what he was up to or the both of us would have had a sad ending to the long weekend,” he said.
A caller this week has a clear opinion on the upcoming municipal elections in Corner Brook.
“We need a new start,” she says.
“I’ve been living here for 62 years and we’ve been going down every year.”
A Corner Brook resident says it’s nice to see all the new faces around town now that colleges are ready to open for a new school year.
He says he can feel a different atmosphere around town already.
“The summer months seemed a little dull this year and maybe the arrival of thousands of students will change that around,” he said.