What if it was one of YOUR family members?
When most of us see a funeral procession on the roadway, we pull over or stay out of the way. You know, as is required by decency and maybe even by law, if I bother to look it up.
Key word: “most.”
So, I’m running errands the other day and spot a line of cars behind a hearse, lights on, fluorescent orange stickers in the corner of the windows. I wait at the side street, because I would never pull right into a moving funeral procession, no matter how late I am for something.
Out of nowhere, a bright blue car takes off from the side street across from me, barrels through a small gap between two cars in the procession, and turns onto the main road in the other direction.
It happens fast, but I manage to throw my hands up and mouth the words, “What the hell?” (Poor word choice in front of a funeral, I know) to the idiot, disrespectful driver as he catches my eye.
I’d honk at him, too, but I don’t want to upset those in the funeral procession. Because that would be RUDE.
So, have you EVER seen anyone a driver or pedestrian interrupt a funeral procession? If so, comment below.
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