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UK Cops Look to Crack Down on Distracted Drive-Thru Payments, Among Other Things

<img data-attachment-id="1672274" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_571225135.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="texing while driving cell phone car" data-image-description=" By Dusan Petkovic/shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_571225135-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_571225135-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1672274 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_571225135-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_571225135-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_571225135-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_571225135-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_571225135-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_571225135-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_571225135.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> As part of its push to eliminate the scourge of distracted driving, […]

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Six pregnancy facts that will make you think twice about recent abortion bills

On Tuesday, Alabama’s Senate passed a bill almost completely banning abortion. The most extreme bill of its kind in the country, it comes on the tails of an only-slightly-less restrictive bill being signed into law by the governor of Georgia. These are just two of several state laws that undermine Roe v. Wade, the 1973 […]

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Aspiring Michigan Drivers Could See Their Wish Come True

<img data-attachment-id="1292113" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2016-Toyota-RAV4-Interior-008.jpg" data-orig-size="2000,1334" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"3.5","credit":"Picasa","camera":"Canon EOS Rebel T6s","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1455646821","copyright":"","focal_length":"20","iso":"1600","shutter_speed":"0.04","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2016 Toyota RAV4 Interior steering wheel" data-image-description=" 2016 Toyota RAV4 Interior steering wheel ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2016-Toyota-RAV4-Interior-008-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2016-Toyota-RAV4-Interior-008-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1292113 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2016-Toyota-RAV4-Interior-008-610×407.jpg” alt=”2016 Toyota RAV4 Interior steering wheel” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2016-Toyota-RAV4-Interior-008-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2016-Toyota-RAV4-Interior-008-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2016-Toyota-RAV4-Interior-008-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2016-Toyota-RAV4-Interior-008-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Your author failed his first […]

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California City Passes Law Making it Illegal to Even Be Near a Street Race

<img data-attachment-id="1673008" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1067315537-e1557162866514.jpg" data-orig-size="912,610" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="burnout" data-image-description=" By AppleZoomZoom/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1067315537-e1557162866514-450×301.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1067315537-e1557162866514-610×408.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1673008″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1067315537-e1557162866514-610×408.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”408″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1067315537-e1557162866514-610×408.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1067315537-e1557162866514-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1067315537-e1557162866514-450×301.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1067315537-e1557162866514-768×514.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1067315537-e1557162866514-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/shutterstock_1067315537-e1557162866514.jpg 912w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Last week, San Jose became subject to borderline draconian street-racing laws after city council (unanimously) voted to pass […]

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Trade War Watch: Congress Tries a New Tactic to Block Auto Tariffs

With the United States’ government shutdown now over, lawmakers have an opportunity to work together as promised. Interestingly, one of the first pieces of bipartisan legislation to emerge after the federal bureaucracy resumed operations involves a plan to severely limit presidential authority to impose tariffs for national security reasons. The Bicameral Congressional Trade Authority Act, […]

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‘A Serious Erosion of Civil Liberties’: Backlash Grows Over Canada’s New Impaired Driving Laws

Can you be pulled over and ordered to blow into a breathalyzer, under threat of arrest, for the simple act of returning empty liquor bottles in the middle of the day? Sure can, at least if you’re living north of the border. It happened to a 70-year-old man in Mississauga, Ontario last weekend. As part […]

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Midterm Elections Add Ticking Clock Element to Congress’ Self-Driving Car Bill

It looks like Congress’ new self-driving bill might have to wait until a new batch of unmentionables plant their collective rear ends in the seats populating Capitol Hill. Already passed in the House, the SELF DRIVE Act has managed to garner bipartisan support — a true miracle in these troubled times. However, it’ll have to spread wings […]

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First Ticket for Stoned Driving Issued One Hour After Legalization

Marijuana seems to be a reoccurring theme this month. Canada, which legalized recreational use of the drug on Wednesday, has already had an opportunity to remind its citizenry that there are still some ground rules that must be followed. Literally one hour after weed received the green light, Winnipeg police issued a citation for consumption […]

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Teens Could Actually Go to Jail for Trick-or-Treating in This Virginia Town

Halloween is nearly upon us, which means it’s about time for a bunch of tiny vampires and princesses and Donald Trumps to go trick-or-treating, and for you to go to some shitty party or something. Maybe a handful of Gen Z-ers are still planning on dressing up and going door-to-door for candy—they are, after all, […]

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QOTD: The State of a Scarlet Letter?

Last week’s QOTD post about states and their respective license plates generated a few comments about a particular plate issued by the state of Ohio. In today’s question, we dive a little deeper and focus solely on this Ohio plate, which just happens to be more unique than every other license plate in use today. […]

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