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Posted: 1/21/2006 12:52:46 PM EDT
Booklet Helps Immigrant Drivers
1/20/2006
Jim Forsyth
WOAI.COM
www.woai.com/news/local/story.aspx?content_id=EA1F3965-FD27-4DD1-A117-CB8CB2AD6B19
The large influx of immigrants from Latin America into the US means a record number of first generation immigrants from south of the border are driving on US highways, sometimes with unpleasant results, 1200 WOAI news reported today.

Ohio based Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company says culture shock and the unfamiliarity Latin American drivers have with US customs is often a frequent source of problems for the immigrant and for the native. So the company has put together a booklet that it is distributing in many areas near the US Mexico border which explains, in English and Spanish, things Latin American motorists might want to know.

Nationwide executive Ana M. Quevedo, a native of Peru, recalls her first experience with a U.S. police officer which almost got her in really big trouble.

"Coming from Latin American countries, its expected (in those countries) that if you're stopped by the police, you're supposed to bribe them."

The booklet also covers other items which are commonly known for US drivers, but are unknown south of the border.

"We don't know that we have to use seat belts," Quevado said. "We don't know that we have to purchase insurance. We don't know that we have to use car seats for our children."

She says driving while intoxicated is also not a crime in many Latin American countries.

Quevado points out that since many people in Latin American countries use cars only for short trips and spend much of their time in slow moving traffic tie-ups, they may not be aware of how serious a high speed collision on an open road can be.

The booklet also covers driving in winter, something many people from tropical countries have never experienced, as well as laws unique to the United States, like handicapped zones, laws against passing stopped school busses, and what the car horn is for, and the trouble it can get a driver in if its used improperly.

The booklet will be available at many locations around San Antonio where immigrants are likely to congregate.
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:02:53 PM EDT

Originally Posted By 22bad:
Booklet Helps Immigrant Drivers
1/20/2006
Jim Forsyth
WOAI.COM
www.woai.com/news/local/story.aspx?content_id=EA1F3965-FD27-4DD1-A117-CB8CB2AD6B19
The large influx of immigrants from Latin America into the US means a record number of first generation immigrants from south of the border are driving on US highways, sometimes with unpleasant results, 1200 WOAI news reported today.

Ohio based Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company says culture shock and the unfamiliarity Latin American drivers have with US customs is often a frequent source of problems for the immigrant and for the native. So the company has put together a booklet that it is distributing in many areas near the US Mexico border which explains, in English and Spanish, things Latin American motorists might want to know.

Nationwide executive Ana M. Quevedo, a native of Peru, recalls her first experience with a U.S. police officer which almost got her in really big trouble.

"Coming from Latin American countries, its expected (in those countries) that if you're stopped by the police, you're supposed to bribe them."

The booklet also covers other items which are commonly known for US drivers, but are unknown south of the border.

"We don't know that we have to use seat belts," Quevado said. "We don't know that we have to purchase insurance. We don't know that we have to use car seats for our children."

She says driving while intoxicated is also not a crime in many Latin American countries.

Quevado points out that since many people in Latin American countries use cars only for short trips and spend much of their time in slow moving traffic tie-ups, they may not be aware of how serious a high speed collision on an open road can be.

The booklet also covers driving in winter, something many people from tropical countries have never experienced, as well as laws unique to the United States, like handicapped zones, laws against passing stopped school busses, and what the car horn is for, and the trouble it can get a driver in if its used improperly.

The booklet will be available at many locations around San Antonio where immigrants are likely to congregate.



Bull-motherfucking-shit!

Anyone who believes that horse shit needs to head to sunny Mexico, down 6 pitchers of beer, drive like a blindfolded idiot (don't forget your cowboy hat--it's an alpha male thing) and see if the Federales are understanding about "Hey, I thought you Mexicans drove drunk all the time. That's what Paco tells every cop who's ever pulled his "2 Bud Lights" drinkin' ass over..."


Fuck the illegals. Every fucking one of them. Deport them to Afghanistan. Put up a wall and lay down some mines..
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:06:23 PM EDT
How about taking them back to mexico to do the job that Americans don't want to do?

FIX MEXICO, SO THEY CAN STAY THERE
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:09:12 PM EDT

Originally Posted By 22bad:
How about taking them back to mexico to do the job that Americans don't want to do?

FIX MEXICO, SO THEY CAN STAY THERE



Fuck that. Let them do the jobs that Afghanis don't want to do. Hell, they don't want to be in Mexico. We'd be helping them out.
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:14:17 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Gravity_Tester:

Originally Posted By 22bad:
How about taking them back to mexico to do the job that Americans don't want to do?

FIX MEXICO, SO THEY CAN STAY THERE



Fuck that. Let them do the jobs that Afghanis don't want to do. Hell, they don't want to be in Mexico. We'd be helping them out.



Either way, I'm flexible, just so we get the low-life, diseased, meth-dealing homicidal, child rapers out of here
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:18:09 PM EDT
All of you are racists!!!

"they may not be aware of how serious a high speed collision on an open road can be."

Something is terribly wrong with this statement. High speed+ collision = ?

Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:20:30 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Triumph955i:
All of you are racists!!!

"they may not be aware of how serious a high speed collision on an open road can be."

Something is terribly wrong with this statement. High speed+ collision = ?




Allow me to finish that fucking equation for you. High speed+ collision= much wailing and gnashing of teeth about the poor disadvantaged invader who will be fixed on the public's dime, and not a fucking WORD about the people killed.
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 1:20:59 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Triumph955i:
All of you are racists!!!

"they may not be aware of how serious a high speed collision on an open road can be."

Something is terribly wrong with this statement. High speed+ collision = ?



I guess hit-and-run is not a crime south of the border either?

The fact is that they are criminals, they don't care what the laws are
and our legal system keeps releasing them proving they don't need to obey our laws
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