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Officers ignoring traffic violators

I have a question (for the hundredth time): Why doesn’t the law state that in any kind of inclement weather – fog, rain, snow or whatever – anytime visibility is less than totally clear, headlights must be used? Why don’t motorists understand this?

All cities, counties, etc., cry for more money, saying that their officers are short-handed. Why not a few heavy traffic fines? If the laws were enforced, the revenue would supply full complements with Cadillacs for patrol cars.

How can we respect officers who ignore traffic violators? City, county and state policemen have sworn to uphold all laws. When do they start? Not only headlight violators but bad-weather speeding is (or should be) an issue. I won’t even mention SUVs; vulgar language isn’t permitted here.

I have given up on common sense for motorists, or simple courtesy; I am too old for such far-fetched dreams.

Walt Lawson

Grass Valley

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