As a kid, I held my breath when passing an old graveyard on my way to school. With all those spirits in the ground, you didn’t dare breathe normally — or else! At some point, I stopped believing in such tall tales. But with Halloween still on the mind, urban legends are part of the fun. Our subject, driving, happens to be loaded with them.
Today we search for the truth in some popular driving myths. These can’t be real — or can they?—Peter DeMarco, Globe Correspondent