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On the Road to Forever
February 6, 2013 | 2462 views | Post a comment

I am always amazed at the organized chaos of our highways and byways. I am also always amazed at the poor driving habits of some people. The octagonal, red signs at intersections that blatantly state “STOP” are being treated like a yellow triangle of the “YIELD” brand, as drivers are sort of sliding through cross streets narrowly missing one another. I’ve got news for the locals: Our police are out in force bridling some of these stop sign stallions and from what I’m hearing it’s costing some up to a couple of hundred dollars. As long as I’m on a mini-rant, turn signals are not used to assist in turning your vehicle, they are used to let other drivers learn of your intended move, so try using them before you change lanes or make a turn. And by the way, right on red is not a license to run the red light. You must stop, yield right of way, then turn. Thanks. . . .

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