Originally Posted by sleepy1263
so what your saying is being american is. big loud and very over exaggerated.
Yeah, to a European, yes i would say that American cars and roads..
Way too many gigantic minivans and SUVs, tons of full size trucks just to drive around in something BIG... (not for trucking)
Everyone expects fast starts from a light. If i am slow, people honk! (naturally then i stop to see if anything is a problem...)
Everyone wants to be in a hurry. Even if all it means is getting up to the red light to wait, longer.
In Europe, plenty of under 100Hp cars and vans.. In America, Plenty of over 300HP cars and trucks and SUVs..
Amercans worship car size and horsepower.. Cars with small engines are considered only suitable for treehuggers and women.
EVERY stoplight in America is a chance to drag race...
And naturally tons of folks will object to my blatant oversimplification.