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Turn signals never seem to need repairing in North Carolina

By Barton Holtz
Posted Saturday, July 4, 2009

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Pittsboro, NC - I've tried to keep myself from joining the Chatlist discussion about the driving habits of our learned citizens, but can no longer do so.

I had a very successful turn signal repair business "up north" and then decided to move my business to North Carolina. This was definitely a mistake. For some reason, turn signals never seem to need repairing in this state. I can't understand why.

Not willing to give up, I think I'm onto something that will provide me a decent living: a contract to repaint the solid yellow center line in the curves on every road in the state. For some reason the paint seems to get a lot of wear especially where the road curves to the left.

I am also submitting a proposal to the NCDOT to replace the yellow lenses on all traffic signal lights with a green lens to better reflect the customary purpose of that light. At the same time I'm seeking a contract to add the word "SUGGESTED" to each speed limit sign.

In these troubled times I see a bright financial future for my family.

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