Be Careful About Using That CB In Some Places

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J Johns's Comment
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Brett, about the 14-hr rule, what about petitioning for gov't-funded studies by a third party? And bringing support to it by every means possible -- social media, local news, heck even groups like M.A.D.D. if you have to. Then a side-note in all of this reporting: the fact that members of the industry would themselves like to work with lawmakers and developers of new and useful technologies to create safer highways. This is just me spit-balling.

Errol V.'s Comment
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Brett says:

You're going to have to come up with some "college educated expert" that is willing to listen to drivers and then demonstrate the need for such things to the upper management types and members of Congress

Hey Brett! I got an MBA! And a suit (somewhere)!

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Brett says:

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You're going to have to come up with some "college educated expert" that is willing to listen to drivers and then demonstrate the need for such things to the upper management types and members of Congress

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Hey Brett! I got an MBA! And a suit (somewhere)!

You're hired!

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Old School's Comment
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I think Erroll is our man - he is accustomed to explaining things on a seventh grade level to people, and that is exactly what it's going to take!

Daniel B.'s Comment
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I think Erroll is our man - he is accustomed to explaining things on a seventh grade level to people, and that is exactly what it's going to take!

Are you talking about in the forum or in his previous profession?

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Michael S.'s Comment
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Well, not to stir up a can of worms, but I'm pretty sure that this county cannot do this. Particularly with regard to CB radio. As Brett has mentioned, using a CB does not require that you fiddle with it, no slide to open, no picking an app, no dialing necessary to use it. Yet, that's all irrelevant to my argument. I contend that CB radio in the USA is regulated by the FCC, a federal department. A local jurisdiction can't step in and regulate things under the control of a federal department. As far as the FCC is concerned mobile CB radios for personal or work related communications are kosher, and they're not constrained in any way other than the frequencies used and broadcast power.

TL:DR - county has no standing to regulate CB communication, and the county may be stepping on the toes of both state (what is AZ's stance on handheld devices), and federal laws.

Robert B. (The Dragon) ye's Comment
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We're talking about congress here. You'd better submit the study in crayon.

BMI:

Body mass index (BMI)

BMI is a formula that uses weight and height to estimate body fat. For most people, BMI provides a reasonable estimate of body fat. The BMI's biggest weakness is that it doesn't consider individual factors such as bone or muscle mass. BMI may:

  • Underestimate body fat for older adults or other people with low muscle mass
  • Overestimate body fat for people who are very muscular and physically fit

It's quite common, especially for men, to fall into the "overweight" category if you happen to be stronger than average. If you're pretty strong but in good shape then pay no attention.

Scott L. aka Lawdog's Comment
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We're talking about congress here. You'd better submit the study in crayon.

With lotsa pretty pictures, cause Congress can't read and their attention span is half that of a knat.

BMI:

Body mass index (BMI)

BMI is a formula that uses weight and height to estimate body fat. For most people, BMI provides a reasonable estimate of body fat. The BMI's biggest weakness is that it doesn't consider individual factors such as bone or muscle mass. BMI may:

  • Underestimate body fat for older adults or other people with low muscle mass
  • Overestimate body fat for people who are very muscular and physically fit

It's quite common, especially for men, to fall into the "overweight" category if you happen to be stronger than average. If you're pretty strong but in good shape then pay no attention.

J Johns's Comment
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We're talking about congress here. You'd better submit the study in crayon.

Whichever third-party doing the study can use crayon if Empirical Evidence has shown it to be a more effective method of communication ;

Petitioning is a proactive approach to the problem, which is why I favor it, but by no means the only way. I guess the question is, do we bother to take any approach at all?

BMI:

Body mass index (BMI)

BMI is a formula that uses weight and height to estimate body fat. For most people, BMI provides a reasonable estimate of body fat. The BMI's biggest weakness is that it doesn't consider individual factors such as bone or muscle mass. BMI may:

  • Underestimate body fat for older adults or other people with low muscle mass
  • Overestimate body fat for people who are very muscular and physically fit

It's quite common, especially for men, to fall into the "overweight" category if you happen to be stronger than average. If you're pretty strong but in good shape then pay no attention.

David's Comment
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Daniel's already talking about retirement when he hasn't even broken a sweat yet!

24s the new 55. Retire young before he gets old rofl-1.gif

I agree, removing that 14 would go a long way for a driver. Hell even as a local driver it's a pain in the ass. I start at 3am and by the rule I have to be parked and finished with my runs by 1700. And I get one day a week to take a 16hr day. I think it's bogus

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