Impermanence: This traffic will not last forever.. There was a time when I wasn't in this traffic jam, and there will be a time when I will no longer be in this, and at that later time, it won't seem to matter nearly as much as it seems to matter now.
Stoicism: This is the situation. Thus, the cars are not moving. How I react to this situation is my own decision - why increase my suffering and the suffering of others with impatience and anger?
The Origin of Suffering: This is the world as I'm experiencing it at this moment. To wish that the world was somehow different is to cling to a false illusion, and clinging to delusion is the origin of suffering.
The Idiot Driving Ahead of Me: There's at least four car lengths open ahead of him. Why doesn't he move forward and let all of us behind him advance a few tens of feet? Grrrrrr! Beep!
George Carlin: "Did you ever notice while driving that everyone going slower that you is a moron, and everyone driving faster than you is a maniac?"