I’m cruising along in my car, listening to the radio, when suddenly I hear a blaring siren, honking horns, screeching tires…

I know the end is near. Adrenalin surges, my heart rate elevates, I grip the wheel and brace for impact…

Until I realize all these sounds of impending doom are emanating solely from my radio. It’s a commercial for some personal injury law firm, or auto body joint, or chiropractor that specializes in auto-related injuries. In that fleeting moment I seethe…

There should be a law against using such sound effects in radio commercials. They freak me out nearly every time…