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By M Davies   /     Aug 18, 2006  /     NEPA, The Pre-Dooce File  /     1 Comment

I just started driving again this week.  Technically I'm not allowed to drive for a 2 week period which is actually over on Saturday, but I feel fine and have no pain so I see no reason I can't drive.  Anyway, has there been some mass change in driving laws that I'm not aware of?  It seems like using your turn signal is now optional.  When did this law go into effect?  Yesterday I went over a pothole so big that a piece of my stereo came off.  I am convinced that my jeep is a lemon.  So far, I need new brakes, my vent fell off on the drivers side a few weeks ago, and now the stereo is fucked.  I also noticed something is leaking from underneath the jeep as well.  I don't know if I am more mad about the huge pothole that caused this to happen or the fact that my jeep is a piece of shit.  Maybe a bit of both.  Wilkes-Barre is so concerned with knocking down buildings and celebrating bicentenial stuff that the potholes are being neglected.  Potholes are being eaten by other potholes.  You swerve to avoid one and hit another.  They are unavoidable.  This whole valley is one huge pothole in the earth's surface.

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