By the time you read this, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will have completed four listening sessions to gain in-sight from trucking industry stakeholders about the proposed new Hours of Service rule.
A trucker’s job is formidable, demanding, arduous, and just plain tough. Yet they are proud to perform their duties under the most adverse conditions. And then there are our self-absorbed NFL narcissists, who we keep around for amusement purposes.
Q. I was stopped for speeding, but there was no posted speed limit that I saw and the officer was unable to tell me where the speed limit sign was. How can an officer give me a speeding ticket when there is an unknown speed limit or no posted speed limit?
Studies have frequently shown that few outdoors people ever get more than a mile into the woods from their vehicle, particularly in the eastern U.S., and most don’t even go in half that far. So why would you need to pack an emergency kit when you’re only 15 to 30 minutes from your transportation?