Contact Us

Do New Jersey Drivers Really Deserve The Reputation?

traffic
Ralph Orlowski, Getty Images

When you think about driving in New Jersey, you expect rudeness (even though we didn’t make this list at travelandleisure.com). I was on my 12th jughandle of the day the other day, Route 35 to be exact, and it was packed. All the ingredients to get into one of those bad “I’m driving in NJ” moods, and then it happened. Someone…maybe you should sit down….let me in! I was so shocked I almost didn’t go, like it was a trick or something. I squinted suspiciously and hesitantly went, waving  ‘thank you’ cautiously to the driver who was just trying to be a nice guy.

That got me thinking. We always talk about how rude the driving can be here around the Garden State and the jokes roll off our tongues like it’s second nature. But I spent the rest of that day counting, and by the time I got home, seven people had either let me in front of them or waved ‘thank you’ if I let them ahead of me. Maybe we don’t deserve the reputation.


More from 94.3 The Point

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://943thepoint.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 94.3 The Point quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on 94.3 The Point quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!