I have either lived in or visited most of the big cities in US.
Lived in or near: San Francisco, Portland, Columbus
Visited: Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, Los Vegas, Denver, St Louis, Etc.
BUT, I have never seen rubber necking as bad as I have seen in Columbus. I understand that people like to slow down a little for the safety sake of the Police/Fireman, BUT. I used to be a volunteer fireman and I can tell you that they go through months of training on how to stay out of the street, or redirect traffic if needed to. If they get hit by a car they werent where they were suposed to be.
ALSO, there is absolutely no reason for traffic on the other side of the freeway going the oposite direction to slow down. I have seen this almost every time there is anything from a true accident on the side of the road down to someone changing a flat tire.
Please give some input on if any of you get the same annoyance or if you are the looking type. Just trying to figure out why Columbus.