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Remember back when certain folks insisted seat belt laws were a violation of our civil rights?

John Blake thought safety belts were a drag.
From the May, 1970 issue of Car and Driver magazine

John Blake seems like one of those guys who would protest face masks and social distancing.

Fun Fact: Before 1980, only 11% of Americans used seat belts. This ad is from 1970.

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Behold, the Asshole Lane.

Behold, the Asshole Lane (AKA the Testy Twat Triangle). It is found at the intersection of Main Avenue and 26th Street in Bismarck, North Dakota.

Home of the Asshole Lane

Home of the Asshole Lane


Its origin was probably one of good intentions, or at least an attempt to correct a mistake, but all that has long been forgotten. Continue reading