Skip to comments.Mass bans vehicles at 4:00 p.m.; offenders face fine up to,$500, 1 year in jail
Posted on 02/08/2013 12:55:43 PM PST by 444Flyer
BOSTON (AP) Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has declared a state of emergency for blizzard that could bring near 3 feet of snow.
Patrick signed an executive order banning all vehicles from roadways starting at 4 p.m. today. Ban applies to all roadways, including highways and secondary roads. Any one caught driving after 4 p.m. faces up to one year in jail and $500 fine.
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Makes you wonder if they are “testing” to see how this works.
Snowstorm is the “emergency” of today, justifying a travel ban,
what could it be next year?
What did we do before this storm? How did we survive all these years?
What’s next mandatory a/c purchases in hot summers?
What if you run a plowing business?
Get low on beer?
public transit shut off at 3:30
I work for postal service and our facility shut down for the first time in about 25 years.
A car just went by my house (4:05pm)
There’s 4” inches of the white stuff on the ground - crazy people!
I have taken a picture of the license plate and will text it to Dear Governor Mini-Me Zero
We the Proletariat
Excuse me? Under WHAT legislation does the fascist admirer of the Kenyan Assclown purport to enforce this rule?
A year in jail sounds commensurate with the crime of driving on a snowy day! How about just tell everyone that if they go out and get stuck, no one will be sent to rescue them - at least that would encourage personal responsibility. If you are a conservative and live in Mass, what the hell is wrong with you?
What happens if you are a farmer or rancher and have to take care of animals?
Sucks to be you i guess..
LOL at the newly-minted libertarians who would expect the gubmint to come rescue them the moment they got stuck in a drift.
When your betters say so.
medical-emergency, utility, media, first responders are excepted
Geeze, I can remember my Dad driving us from New Jersey to Ohio on the PA Turnpike in a snow storm in the wee hours of the night. Probably 6” of snow, dark, no visibility but he was motivated. The trucks had all pulled over but Dad kept going. 2 wheel drive Chevy, probably a Bel-Air or Biscayne.
Screw these public nazis. Tell me I can’t do what I want to do.
What's up with up to 5000 National Guard troops being called in?
They're making it sound like Snowpocalyse.
It is about Democrats and RINOs accumulating POWER ...
not the accumulation of snow.
Maybe memories of what happened in Dec of 2007; then, a Fri afternoon, snow on the way; order given at 1 pm to send state workers etc home. MASSIVE traffic jams.
I was supposed to be at work by 6 pm. I left here at 3 pm
to travel 18 miles.
I got to work at 6:30 pm.
In better weather, I could get to Burlington VT (219 miles away) in that time. Anyway, schools let out. Work let out.
Malls (it was Dec., shoppers) etc.—massive traffic jam.
Drive in the snow...1 year in jail.
Steal $1,200,000,000.00 from MF Global...nothing
Unless you are a fecal faced leftist member of the elite media. sheesh...a year in jail?
‘It’s not Illegal to be an Illegal in Massachusetts’
It’s Illegal to drive when it’s snowing
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