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Rules for license-plate scans should be set by legislation

By Cynthia Oi

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 25, 2013

~~<p>When Honolulu was a less populated place, the general rule for behavior on the road was to assume that the driver you encountered in an irksome situation was somebody &mdash; a guy who worked at the shop your uncle ran, a woman whose daughter went to high school with you or a neighbor from down the street on the next block.</p>
<p>Even when there were no clear connections, you didn&rsquo;t cut off another driver, lean on the horn, yell, much less flash the bird, because somehow, sometime, somewhere you&rsquo;d come across that somebody again, or someone else who&rsquo;d seen you act like a jerk.</p>
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When Honolulu was a less populated place, the general rule for behavior on the road was to assume that the driver you encountered in an irksome situation was somebody — a guy who worked at the shop your uncle ran, a woman whose daughter went to high school with you or a neighbor from down the street on the next block.

Even when there were no clear connections, you didn’t cut off another driver, lean on the horn, yell, much less flash the bird, because somehow, sometime, somewhere you’d come across that somebody again, or someone else who’d seen you act like a jerk. Login for more...



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