Maryland Motorists Paying Drivers $25 to Cross Chesapeake Bay Bridge Because They're Scared

This is just one of those stories that make you smile , before you get serious only to smile again . You don’t really know if it’s funny, serious, or both. Have you ever heard about gephyrophobia? Neither had I, until today, when I learned that it is the medically attested fear of bridges. Apparently it is very real, and it is not a naturally occurring mental disorder, but is actually always caused by a traumatic event involving a bridge (or tunnel, because apparently the subconscious links/associates them). Read more »