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Old July 23, 2012, 06:29 AM   #1
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"truck-control" laws needed?

Okay, so we have a truck crash that kills 11 people. Should we outlaw all trucks because of this? Should we develop "truck control" laws to keep these menacing instruments out of irresponsible people? Should we stop all law abiding citizens from driving trucks because this person misused the truck or was irresponsible with the truck?

Hummm....gun laws anyone?
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Old July 23, 2012, 06:34 AM   #2
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Nope it's still one less...

Also most large truck do require special permits

I was thinking te same thing this am after seeing that on the news
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Old July 23, 2012, 06:47 AM   #3
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A guy almost killed me with a car. Ban them all!
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Old July 23, 2012, 06:50 AM   #4
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The standard counter-arguement will be that trucks were not designed to kill guns were. Therefore the arguemnet is non sequitur.
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Old July 23, 2012, 06:59 AM   #5
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I find it funny that people fear guns, but don't even seem to notice all the propane tanks in their vicinity on any given day.

If they understood the potential, I think they'd be more in favor of propane control than truck control.
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Old July 23, 2012, 07:42 AM   #6
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Not really sure it's really appropriate as it's own thread in the Law and Civil Rights area. This is just an old argument being dredged up with no where to go.
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Old July 23, 2012, 07:56 AM   #7
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Not really sure it's really appropriate as it's own thread in the Law and Civil Rights area. This is just an old argument being dredged up with no where to go.
Nailed it.
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