That wet stuff out there? It means slow down
It was an interesting commute this morning -- with one near-miss when a fellow driver decided he'd waited long enough to wait to make a left turn onto U.S. 1 and wouldn't be deterred by an oncoming Hyundai. Fortunately nobody was tailgating when emergency braking became necessary.
I couldn't help noticing that while most drivers take a little off their speed in deference to a driving rain and slick roads, there are others who appear entirely oblivious to the weather. They zoom along at the speeds you would expect on a dry, sunny day. Ice and snow get at least some respect in Maryland, but mere rain seems to be greeted with contempt.
It seems every time there's a heavy rain, you see road closings and delays cause by drivers running into each other. One colleague of mine reported seeing three separate accidents on her way into work this morning.