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Tag: Seat Belts
By JGillman, Section News
One of the long running abuses of government is being stepped up as is normal at this time of year.
Possibly the most in-your-face government nanny state BS to ever grace a televised Tiger game is LIVE this weekend. Seat belt enforcement zones in effect through Memorial Day
".. law enforcement officers from 155 agencies will be conducting safety belt enforcement zones in 26 counties across the state through June 2.Good places to avoid if driving sans the safety harness.
Annoyance at this program stems not so much from a common sense application of the tools used to protect passengers of automobiles, but rather the steamy breathed way it is presented as LAW. And that we pay for those ads. (perhaps legislators could look at funding that drives that type of inane garbage?)
YOU WILL PUT YOUR BELT ON, MAGGOT!
But that isn't entirely all of it either. Go below for more..
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Maybe you get a ticket.
One of the things I have come to realize as an elected official, is that I can actually affect, or at the very least open discussion on a range of topics that were heretofore untouched. Even at a county commission venue, we have before us on a regular basis, a number of items that are worthy of note on a statewide level.
Tonight, while all of you will be watching and (hopefully) enjoying a debate with conservatives in a thoroughly liberal environment, I and eight others get to decide whether to accept a grant on behalf of the Grand Traverse County Sheriff's dept. The grant is for $12,000 and is
"specifically geared toward safety belt enforcement and impaired driving enforcement."
Read: "Road side check points."
And the seat belt law is bad. ~ More Below ~
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