The Texas senate just voted to get rid of the state’s mandatory vehicle safety inspection, The Houston Chronicle reports. This means all noble Texans should get ready to head to a scrapyard, buy whatever clapped out piece of crap their heart has been yearning for all these years, and enjoy the open road. The shoulder…
To some car enthusiasts this will sound like blasphemy, but after lots of thought and wrenching on junky cars, I’ve decided that a mandatory—but very, very basic—safety inspection in every state is the right thing to do. Here’s why.
With little data suggesting they're helpful, D.C.'s saving $400,000 by ditching safety checks. If it's a good idea wouldn't the insurance industry push every local government to do it. (H/T to Michael!) [USA Today]