This really bothers me. I’ve been looking at the picture and the disabled driver and DOT truck are parked way, way over on the shoulder. They weren’t anywhere near the traffic lane. This dumb ass had to swerve almost half way into the shoulder to hit them.
It makes me wonder what the heck is wrong with drivers these days. They’re in such a blasted hurry. This isn’t an isolated incident. Seems like I hear about state troopers getting hit (standing by a car, giving tickets) several times a year.
I’d like to see much stiffer penalties for vehicular manslaughter. A car is a deadly weapon even in the hands of someone that hasn’t been drinking. Driving too fast or driving distracted (cell phones) is just as bad as driving drunk.