[LMB] OT: Sherwooding the Alternative Transport thread

Ed Burkhead ed at edburkhead.com
Sat Sep 6 16:43:50 BST 2008


Here's an example of driving as something more than a privilege:

I worked, sort of, with a guy who could not / would not follow the traffic
laws.  He had a gazillion speeding ticket convictions and always used a
lawyer and got out of most of them.

HOWEVER, he still was able to drive because his job was on the road, from
town to town, taking kid pictures.  With no driving privilege, he couldn't
be employed.

So, he kept driving on a "work only" permit.  That may be restrictive to
some people, but in that job, he could do a heck of a lot of driving -
always over the speed limit.

It took an incredible mass of violations before that right to drive for work
was taken away from him.

Ed





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