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A ban on motor vehicle travel has been issued beginning at 4:00 PM today (Friday 2/8) until further notice. There are exceptions for public safety vehicles and public safety workers, including contract personnel; public works vehicles and public works workers, including contract personnel; government officials conducting official business; utility company vehicles and utility workers; healthcare workers who must travel to and from work in order to provide essential health services; news media; travel necessary to maintain and deliver critical private sector services such as energy, fuel supplies and delivery, financial systems and the delivery of critical commodities; travel to support business operations that provide critical services to the public, including gasoline stations, food stores and hardware stores.
The governor signed an executive order imposing the statewide travel ban, believed to be the first of its kind since the blizzard of 1978
Originally posted by jtma508
And from my experience up here, there are just too many stupid people to let them tool around in the storm.
Originally posted by ganjoa
reply to post by Manhater
Really? And what about citizen walking areound instead of using their automobiles upon the public highways - what is the rationale behind those restrictions? What gives the governor the authority to suspend travel by foot?
Further, what gives the governor the authority to imprision foot travelers in a shelter? Why wouldn't those folks be allowed to return to their homes?
Originally posted by RegisteredUser
By that reasoning the airlines that cancelled all flights have also infringed on your basic human right to freeze to death.
Originally posted by Kali74
reply to post by neo96
So go back in time and tell the founders that.
Tell them they're nannyists and to let everyone suffer because of morons.edit on 8-2-2013 by Kali74 because: (no reason given)