The golden rule of driving is to never hit anyone or anything. Last night I hit another vehicle, which is far better than hitting a person, I guess. Well, at least it's worth being somewhat philosophical.
It's my first 'mistake' in over 20 years yet still it's annoying. I wasn't tired, it was early in the shift. It was heavy traffic but what's new ? In failing to anticipate a sudden change in traffic flow, I simply made a bad mistake. A $300 and three demerit-point mistake.
Actually I feel worse for the boss, who only recently had the cab repaired from another accident. Such is life as a cab operator - one is forever lodging insurance claims. Luckily neither driver was injured from the solid impact yet strangely, my airbags didn't deploy.
Even more suprising was a third vehicle up-front, with no visible damage, got involved. I looked at his vehicle then asked, 'What's up with you ?'. 'Aww....I got a bit of whiplash'. After that I refused to talk to him. Idiot. Just like me, I suppose.