Here is my rant about police pulling over people...enjoy!
This is something that happens all the time, can be avoided, one day Iím just going to get really pissed off and do something about it (maybe).
So Iím on my way to work this Monday frekiní morning, Iím waiting at the red light on Finley and Roosevelt Rd. (Iím on Finley going South).
A cop pulls a car over that is making a left turn from Roosevelt (Westbound) on the Finley (Southbound), they stop right there just a couple feet past the intersection blocking the right lane
Iím still sitting there waiting for the light to turn green but Iím already starting to boil with anger. There is a few driveways and parking lots that they can turn in to on the right. I mean, the car is the one that is the dumb ass pulling over right there, he should have pulled over out of the way. But then the police officer, he doesnít tell him to move, he just parks it behind him and leaves his frekiní car door wide open as he walks over to talk to the driver of the car. How about getting on that frekiní speaker and just saying ď dumb ass, pull it over in the parking lot, donít block the roadĒ so now the light turns green and we all have to be inconvenienced by this cluster fu*k in the middle of a frekiní busy intersection in the middle of the morning rush hour traffic
So there is plenty of cars turning right from Roosevelt (Eastbound) on to Finley, now all the cars that are waiting to cross the intersection have to merge into one lane and still allow the cars to make a right from Roosevelt into the left lane since the cars are blocking the right lane
So I had no paper and pen handy, but I was thinking of getting the cops numbers and calling to the Lombard police station to find out what the hell is the procedure when pulling over vehicles. I mean is it OK to block a lane of traffic and inconvenience other motorists like this? I really wanted to pull up next to the police officer, lower my passenger window and just ask him if he could possibly move it to the parking lot, which is like 5 feet away
I see this all the time, it is simply too dangerous to pull a car over and block a lane on a busy road, it starts traffic jams and delays, and may cause accidents. It is just point less and ridiculous. I know that the cagers freak out sometimes and just stop their cars anywhere, but isnít it the job of the Police to keep the traffic flowing smoothly?