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Section A: General News


Letter: Law enforcement needed on U.S. 181




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February 12, 2014 | 4,254 views | 21 comments

Editor:

Now that the speed limit has been changed for us in the Wilson County area to 65 mph on U.S. 181, I have been wondering just where the law enforcement is, to stop those that absolutely refuse to abide by the speed limit. I adhere to the limit, but am getting tailgated or passed by and left in a puff of wind as the cars fly past me.

As the victim of an 18-wheeler causing a very bad accident involving my family, I appreciate the lower limits, but these seem to be a joke for many out there on the roads. In the past three weeks, I have not observed one Highway Patrol car pulling these speeders over, and I have yet to see anyone that plows through the main drive of our town stopped either.

I am begging those that be, to put more officers out on the roads to stop this very dangerous offense, and protect those of us that do obey the speed limit. I know that I speak for many of us.

HOLLY DEATON

Floresville
 

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PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
February 16, 2014 9:00am
 
Beji.....Fixed income on those with a COLA ??? the real fixed income world is populated by those without COLA provisions. Don't be concerned with those Social Security folks, feel sympathy for those who are funding them. Until ... More ›

 
Beji Amhoudi  
La Vernia  
February 16, 2014 8:10am
 
The simple fact is that the Shale has NOT been the boon to the county that its hyped to be. A few make $$ on it, but most of us get nothing but trouble.. especially from the oil field idiots who simply cannot understand the ... More ›

 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
February 15, 2014 7:05am
 
New Guy.....Lots of unaware drivers on the road is what makes it so dangerous....first and foremost, be totally aware of your surroundings. Kemo Sabe.

 
New Guy  
Wilson County  
February 14, 2014 11:33pm
 
Chef Do not worry about me behind you That is your first mistake focus on traffic in front of you Rule #1

 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
February 14, 2014 7:38am
 
New Guy....Same old problem....I think you feel an entitlement to the road and resent other persons using the same roadway. This is a common trait of people who feels someone owes them such things as free health care and ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
February 13, 2014 5:50pm
 
New Guy.....Is your left side the nanny side ?

 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
February 13, 2014 5:26pm
 
Even luge teams tail gate. Kemo Sabe. :-)

 
Sam Eagle  
Muppet Land  
February 13, 2014 4:06pm
 
I hate to admit it, but Rabel Rouser has a valid point. This is one of the few times we agree, but I won't be shy about admitting it this time. Floresville isn't a small town anymore. Heck, Wilson County isn't Mayberry ... More ›

 
Rabble Rouser Extraordinaire  
Adkins, TX  
February 13, 2014 3:43pm
 
Y'all wanted WallyWorld...ya got it! Y'all wanted Growth...ya got it! Y'all wanted big money from the Eagle Ford...ya got it! Now deal with the traffic, crimes, & all else that comes with it...y'all dealt your ... More ›

 
Xavier bernal  
San Antonio, Tx  
February 13, 2014 3:16pm
 
Only problem I have with it, is that maybe they should have advertised it better, maybe flashing lights on it to let everyone know. I will bet that half of the folks in Wilson county dont even know of the change. And Mary we ... More ›

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