Flying cars are so over-done. Teleporters are so over-done. Try this on.
I know that might sound scary, but bear with me. This is all going to make you wish it were real.
Today was THE day, the day I could not contain my anger any longer. I just had to pull my car over, away from the traffic. Worst Case Scenario? I would’ve gotten out of my car and taken a wheel spanner to every other car in sight. Traffic is probably the worst possible frustration there is for working-class citizens. From annoying zig-zaging, lane-changing drivers to motorcyclists that you both envy and detest.
I got out of my car (POLO vivo blueline metallic) and began pacing in a feeble attempt to calm my nerves. After spending almost a year working from home, being thrust back into the congested highways was not entertaining in the slightest. A lightning bolt flashed down my spine and I had a wondrous thought.
What if all cars were Ghost Cars?
Technically it would be cars that could phase through solid matter, dispersing their particles on command. A car with an “Intangible” mode, if you will. Able to transverse from locations without little to no impediments along the way.
“NO MORE TRAFFIC!” I’d imagine this would be the Headlines should such a car be invented.
“Just one big idea. One big idea, and we can change the world.”
Think about it, I have, vigorously. Especially after this morning and the building frustration, I feel everyday. If cars can phase through each other, there would be no need to ever be stuck behind a slow driver or a goliath-sized truck or a construction block. No need to change lanes, no need to swerve (*never swerve, always break) to try to avoid an accident…on that point No More Accidents! And us praying it wasn’t someone we knew.
We could drive however we want and how ever slow we want. Oooh and no more traffic fines! Seriously a bribed cop is no cop at all.
There would be Peace on the Roads!
Ever since I came back from Japan and got to see how efficient their public transport system is, I am left wanting. Even in a crowded train there, there is air conditioning and everyone has good hygiene. During peak times, there were literally about 4-5 cars on the roads. Everybody walks and uses the trains to travel. It’s splendid! If only more governments and countries could be as organized as that.
But until then the Ghost Car fantasy lives on!
And I will be looking like this should it ever be invented….
Pic found on Deviantart.com – user: woodsac
So Ghost Cars, yay or nay?
Comment below on all your traffic pet peeves and woes. I look forward to hearing it all.
I’m definitely writing a short story on this. Will update this post and create a new one as soon as it’s finished.
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What unites us as human beings is an urge for happiness which at heart is a yearning for union. ~ Sharon Salzberg