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Monday, July 25, 2005

 

I will not smoke them in a car, I will not smoke them in a bar...

Bill Pushed to Stop Drivers From Smoking

There comes a point where, rather than create a new law, I wonder if our adept lawmakers are better off rethinking who we are giving the privilege of driving to....

I fully understand that driving a car is literally diving a several ton missile, but making smoking while driving illegal- come on. Heck, I even agree with the cell phone law- I do not like it, but I agree.

Although nonfatal, perhaps we could reduce the number of people bumping into each other on the street if we outlawed walking while chewing gum.

I have had a couple of accidents in my life as a driver, and NONE of them have had to do with the fact that I am a smoker (or drinker). I greatly enjoy smoking while driving, and the thought of it being illegal for safety reason makes me laugh out loud.

This is not a Big Brother issue, nor a rights issue, this is governmental stupidity at it very best.

If drivers are having trouble smoking and driving, I am going to go out on a limb and say, maybe they should not be driving at all. And, maybe they shouldn't walk and chew gum either.

Reports say that the law has little or no chance of passing, but I urge New Jersey lawmakers to focus other concerns, perhaps education or even just commonsense, in stead of wasting the taxpayer's money and resources on frivolous laws like this.

Bars... now cars?

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