of police should be even narrower, confined to violent crimes, property crimes, and responding to distress calls. This would give law enforcement a commendable focus and foster better report. Don't get me wrong, reckless driving gets people killed, but apart from pulling someone over for exhibiting dangerous driving, handing out traffic violations and enforcing regulations wont save many lives. IMO, distractions, tailgating and over-driving road conditions are the biggest killers, and these are only stopped by instilling a culture of professionalism and practice. It's a little hard writing a ticket for these. We need to get the focus back on responsible and professional driving, and not avoiding technicalities and secondary problems. I'm always amazed at the animosity towards drunk driving and yet the total lack of respect for the dangers of driving tired.
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