Re: Or maybe...
Except the data was verified in advance, if you read the article.
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It's been a while, but I believe you end up getting a permit to fly. The AMA has moved the paperwork to members-only, so I can't see it, but it probably requires insurance, specific inspections, enhanced site requirements (bigger area in case something goes wrong), and possibly notifying the nearest airport.
Probably willing to pay them as long as they are not doing anything productive. No need to worry about that with the ones who walked out today.
Reminds me of an old comic strip when it is announced that all nonessential personnel can go home early. The boss stands in the window saying something like "deciding who to lay off will be easy this year." Might have been an old dilbert strip.
I had one of those small biometric gun safes. Great idea, but it couldn't reliably read my fingerprint. Interestingly, we have the same issue with a number of the employees at the local factory, where we use fingerprint for the time clock. The company had to put in exceptions so some folks could clock in and out without the biometric component, because they had fingerprints that could not reliably be read.
I no longer have that device.
"Legal tender for all debts, public and private"
It's printed on the bills, but the government doesn't like people questioning the value of any of its currency. Add in that it's a government agency collecting (the DMV) and it seems unlikely that they could reasonably refuse...
Shotgun license? We just walk in to Walmart or the local gun shop and walk out with one. Grab a couple boxes of bird shot, too. Remember, kids, gun control means using both hands, so you're probably going to have to put the beer down.
Mine's the one with the sawed-off mossberg in it.
Let's face it, if it's like it is across the pond, few casual users will notice. Businesses that depend on specific software will pay any price, even if that means software that has been hobbled in a non-business-critical way. IT folks will bang their heads against the wall over the implications, and we may see some increased use of OS, but it won't change much.
They knew that when they passed it.
I worked at a factory that did this well. Employees scanned or swiped time cards when starting or leaving machines. There was provision for logging time not at a machine, too (down time, no material, fixing someone else's cock-up)... It was actually quite nice, and manglement had all their pretty graphs and whatnot.
That seems to be a problem, but I don't know that this is a solution. Across the pond we use radios. We have channels which are full duplex for communication with dispatch and the like, but we have basic walkie-talkie channels for tactical and operations channels on scene. Nothing short of an intentional jamming operation is going to take it all down.
So do the costs include the blue light services needing their own portable "towers" for when disaster strikes and the impact incidents would have on the national bottom line and lives while the 4g signal is down?
One assumes, perhaps incorrectly, that it at least includes making emergency services' devices take priority in heavy congestion. The tech exists. Of course, they may instead be relying on some sort of "cell on wheels" or "cell on light truck" portable tower solution. Maybe even flying in some blimps with equipment...
In the US, it is generally permitted to go through a red light if traffic is clear and you are turning right.
Emergency vehicles may be allowed to ignore certain traffic regulations if running lights and sirens, but different standards for different services. If you wreck while driving with lights and sirens, the assumption is that you screwed up. Your insurance company will have to prove otherwise.
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