Eric, of ericpetersautos.com, has another good article, this one is about car insurance:
"Mandatory car insurance is a pretty hateful concept – a form of prior restraint that says, in effect, because you may cause injury you must be insured against the possibility.
Even though millions of people go a lifetime without ever actually
causing anyone any injury, they suffer the certainty of paying, year in
and year out, fees to the insurance mafia – backed by the ever-present
billy club of the state. Over 20 or 30 years, the sum lost can easily
run to $20,000 or more. Out the window – and into the pockets of the
Worse, though, is this business of forcing people to
purchase insurance coverage on every vehicle they own – even though (so
far as we know) a person can only drive one vehicle at a time.
Wouldn’t it be more reasonable to insure the driver?
After all, cars don’t drive themselves – yet. Until the driver gets behind the wheel, they’re inert. If he’s driving one, he can’t be driving another.
Which means, he can’t cause injury or damage with the vehicles not
being driven. Thus, even the odious prior restraint argument so beloved
by Clovers doesn’t hold water."
Read the rest here.
The National Motorists Association also has a bunch of good arguments for better traffic systems and advice for you motoring legal disputes.