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Dangerous roads…

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I’ve driven on some pretty hairy roads in my time,  including some fire trails in Arizona, but I’m happy to say I’ve never set foot  on any  of these.

 

 

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February 16, 2017 at 11:58 pm

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Apps kill…

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Last year,  traffic highway deaths spiked,  after four decades of steady declines.   The main reason is all the smart  phone apps  people are using —  from Snapchat to Waze to Pokemon Go.   Distracted drivers are forgetting their main job, which is to drive their vehicles safely and considerately!

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November 17, 2016 at 11:52 pm

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Bizarre rules of the road…

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Assuming that your summer driving holidays are past,  I can only hope you didn’t run afoul of any of the  really strange  laws on the books in our country.  I venture to guess that few,  if any,  of them have been enforced in recent memory,  if ever.

 

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September 9, 2016 at 10:09 am

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Stoned driving…

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Who knew?  Driving while stoned out of your mind is just  as dangerous as driving when you’re drunk.   The geniuses who run the state of Washington,  and who approved the legalization of pot,  seem astonished by this news.   Did they not remember what happened in the 60’s and 70’s when all the potheads and hippies were on the road?   Were they too stoned themselves to remember,  or are they just too stupid now to grasp it?

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May 11, 2016 at 11:53 pm

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Not just a driver…

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This guy  is a MARINE!   And he is proving that grit and determination and a zest for life can literally put you in the seat of a racing car,  even if you’re missing one of the legs you were born with.   Oorah!  Marine Staff Sgt. Liam Dwyer

 

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August 16, 2014 at 10:19 am

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Sleep-driving…

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This isn’t the first time we’ve heard of people  taking sleep  medication and not going to bed.  Wasn’t that former Congressman Patrick Kennedy’s excuse?   But this woman appears to be an extreme case.

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August 20, 2013 at 10:16 am

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Best buckle up…

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Hands dow,  this is the best little video I have ever seen encouraging people to wear seat belts.

h/t to my lovely friend Rita,  who sent it to me.

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May 6, 2010 at 8:11 pm

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