We have all seen dogs riding in the bed of truck once or twice, and now one State Representative from Kenner, Thomas Willmott, wants to outlaw unrestrained dogs from riding in the back of trucks. His bill, House Bill 1091, passed through a committee by the vote of 12-2 and now heads to the house floor for further consideration.
This week we learned that the states of Colorado and Washington passed a law that legalized marijuana in their respective states. It seems to be an on-going debate that the recreational drug should be legal throughout the United States. However, we all know that is not the case.
Although many states have enacted laws forbidding drivers from using their cell phones while behind the wheel, the fines for doing so are often so minimal that they often aren’t much of a deterrent.
But Cape Town, South Africa might have found the secret to compliance: cops there won’t just ticket you, they’ll take your phone away for 24 hours.
How will parents react when they find out they will be expected to provide workers' compensation benefits, rest and meal breaks and paid vacation time for…babysitters? Yes, the "date night" for mom and dad may be a thing of the past, or simply become a tad bit more expensive.
Let's face it, no one enjoys getting a traffic ticket. Be it speeding, texting while driving or any of the numerous other reasons you may see those blue lights in your rear view, it's simply never a pleasant experience. But what if you weren't in the wrong, and you decide to fight that ticket?