11 Alberta Driving Memes That Are Way Too Real
These are so relatable it hurts.
If you've ever hit the road in Alberta before, you've probably noticed a few things that stand out. Whether you're visiting the province or you've lived here for years, everyone can agree that driving in Alberta is, well, unique. From the volatile weather creating unpredictable road conditions to the characters you can expect to see on the road, thesesum up the experience in a humorously tragic way.
The second you roll into Alberta, you'll notice a few key things. Firstly, everyone has trucks, there are trucks everywhere you look, and many of said trucks are lifted and somehow upgraded.
What you'll also spot is a lot of towing. People tow their boats, snowmobiles, quads, trailers, other vehicles, and the list goes on. Beyond the types of vehicles you'll see on the road, you'll also begin to recognize some driving trends.
For example, Albertans are known for tail gaiting, for making bold driving moves, for parking like they don't give a care, and other such behaviours you adopt in a province where the weather andyou to get a little creative.
With both Calgary and Edmonton developing their own brands of Alberta drivers and mother nature slapping the two cities with, you can only imagine the memes that have emerged over the years.
We've rounded up a few for your viewing pleasure.
What Hail Damage?
We are no strangers to big old hail storms in this province. When those storms hit, our cars are usually the victims.
Yield, Merge, What's The Difference?
It's not unusual to come across drivers who feel like "Yield" is more of a suggestion than a demand.
10-Year Challenge, Edmonton Edition
Oh, Alberta, the land of ever-lasting construction. We can't wait to see the next batch of 10-year challenges.
Everything's Better Lifted
Did someone say truck? Sorry, Elon, Alberta went ahead and pimped your ride the only way we know how.
Four-Way Stops: Not As Easy As They Look
Whoever is in the biggest rush goes first. That's the rule, right?
When Gas Prices Are Too High
When you just can't trust theanymore, you hop on your old trusty steed.
The Most Versatile Excuse
This one is dedicated to you, Calgary.
Sorry Not Sorry
Albertans have been through a lot on the roads and you know what, we're not sorry.
Big Truck Energy
It's all about believing in yourself and your vehicle to get the job done.
You've Gotta Love A Lux Truck
Albertans like to get dressed up and hit the town from time to time, too.
When You're Fancy And You Love Activites
You know what they say: find yourself an Albertan who can do both.