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Driving-texting/phone call law
« on: March 13, 2015, 02:03:24 pm »
How's that going in Amarillo?


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Re: Driving-texting/phone call law
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2015, 03:46:58 pm »
Where was that taken?

I have noticed less usage since  the ban.

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Re: Driving-texting/phone call law
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2015, 08:26:05 pm »
Would that person have gotten pulled over and given a ticket in amarillo?

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Re: Driving-texting/phone call law
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2015, 08:20:34 am »
There's a tint law in Texas now - it's been a couple years since it went into effect. 25% visible light transmission is the darkest you're allowed. Of course, being Texas, you can get an exemption. With an exemption, you can paint the windows black. You can still get pulled over for dark tint, but the exemption makes it an easy conversation.

My wife's truck is rocking two 5% tint on both front side windows, a 5% eyebrow on the windshield, and two layers of 5% on the back three windows. It is ludicrously dark, and has been since last summer. Total number of tickets for dark tint? Zero. She did get pulled over once for not wearing a seatbelt; tint wasn't mentioned.

I think the tint and phone law is primarily put in place to make some stuffed shirt feel important. You want something that'll boil your blood? Look at Ohio's 'secret compartment' law. If you modify your vehicle to make a storage compartment that wasn't there from the factory, and intend to store anything other than firearms and ammunition there, you're a felon. Now that's a crock of shit.