It’s summertime, but the driving is never easy.
If you haven’t noticed the bad habits of your fellow motorists, it may be because you were texting. Or trying to avoid pedestrians sauntering into the middle of Worcester’s Main Street. Or maybe you just assume driving in Central Massachusetts is an extreme sport, and are behaving accordingly.
In any case, for whatever good it does, here’s a short guide for newcomers to Central Massachusetts or those who may have forgotten some key rules.
First, driving is a privilege, not a right. Freedom of speech and religion are rights. Driving is a privilege. You must prove competence and be licensed. Abuse the privilege and your license may be suspended or revoked, or you may be among the more than 30,000 Americans who die on the highways each year.
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