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Old 02-09-2019, 02:54 PM   #11
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I have to tell you this is really interesting, i don’t like the whole police involvement on an app like waze but I also don’t like the idea of a person drinking and driving getting away with it ...

I think we all worry at night especially with our kids on the road that a driver coming at us or them on a two lane road might be drunk and could cross over and crash into us/them.

This is a reality and is scary as shit.
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Old 02-09-2019, 04:37 PM   #12
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Of course I would never endorse enabling someone drunk off their ass. Shouldn't need to say that, but I guess i felt the need to say it.

I guess I thought the NJ advance notice requirement was common, so the idea of trying to shut down Waze comms just seemed especially asinine to me.

That being said, if I had a glass of wine or two at a two hour dinner, knew I was still fine and well under .08, I'd probably still want to avoid the checkpoint and the associated potential hassle involved. I don't think that's unreasonable.
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Old 02-09-2019, 04:41 PM   #13
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I have to tell you this is really interesting, i don’t like the whole police involvement on an app like waze but I also don’t like the idea of a person drinking and driving getting away with it ...

I think we all worry at night especially with our kids on the road that a driver coming at us or them on a two lane road might be drunk and could cross over and crash into us/them.

This is a reality and is scary as shit.
If the cops want to randomly stop and harass people, and have a good chance of actually catching someone that's DUI, then have them wait at the exits of bar parking lots. At least there, the search is properly targeted. Otherwise, to me, they're just putting on a show of intimidation, and putting out people that aren't doing anything wrong.
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If the cops want to randomly stop and harass people, and have a good chance of actually catching someone that's DUI, then have them wait at the exits of bar parking lots. At least there, the search is properly targeted. Otherwise, to me, they're just putting on a show of intimidation, and putting out people that aren't doing anything wrong.
Yeah, I'll leave bars and invariably see people leaving whose driving is obviously impaired. I have no problem with them getting busted immediately. (Because their driving is obviously impaired, not just because they're pulling out of a bar)
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