Bizarre story. I’m nearly fifty and have never encountered this problem before. Drive-thrus are always L shaped. You turn in off the street, pass the building, and then turn to get in line. Or they are tucked away at the back of a shopping center. No one builds a drive thru that starts directly off any street.
I live in a metro area with almost 600,000 people. I’ve visited several cities and never seen any traffic problem with drive thrus. Banning them would be a huge, devastating blow to the elderly and disabled. The American Disabilities act would probably come into issue.
Anyone encounter this traffic problem before?