Get rid of a lot of stop signs, suggests John Stossel. This one comes as something of a surprise to me; I have tended to get very nervous when driving in older neighborhoods without traffic signs, as I've been taught to see the signs as shorthand for "this is where you can expect traffic to cross unexpectedly."
It turns out, though, that in many places, the nervousness I'm referring to actually means "safe driving," and that once people learn to pay attention to what's on the road instead of the road signs, accidents decrease significantly. Who knew? We might be able to save time, save money on gas and accidents (and traffic signs), and take it a little bit easier on the environment as well.
Mittens for Ben - It’s about 10 degrees today in our area. We have a little fresh now, and the kids were excited to clear it. Ben’s older sisters made sure he had a pair of ...
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