Automobiles, Charles A. Hurley, MADD, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), NHTSA, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Obama Appointments, Safety Fascism
He’s a real mother, alright
Get ready, America, for a return to the 1970s era of federally-mandated nationwide 55 mph speed limits, emission-strangled automobile engines, and speedometers topping out at 85.
Well, you’re living in the Nanny State now, boys and girls. Hurley is a long time advocate of drastically more extensive federal supervision of your naughty driving.
He is on the record as supporting a .04% Blood Alcohol Content limit, meaning you are guilty of DUI if you sip one glass of Chardonnay at dinner, and he favors vastly expanded pullover alcohol checks to enforce it, along with breathalyzer-ignition interlocks.
Expect to see the federally mandatory 55 mph speed limit again, expanded liability opportunities for trial lawyers, and a nationwide regime of stoplight and speed check cameras everywhere.
Repeat after me: “I love Big Brother!”
Hat tip to Walter Olson.