In Reply to: Re: Explaining radar detector to kids: EASY! posted by ptdaniel on June 20, 2000 at 10:41:44:
: I would tell them the truth: you intend to drive the speeds the roads were designed for, but local (and federal) governments have lowered official speed limits in order to get money from people (i.e., a Tax) without having to have a vote on it. Thus, I am avoiding an illegal tax (imho). Civil disobedience has a long and fine history in the US....
... what explaination do you recommend when Daddy says, "SH*T!!!" as his puny Passport 4600 goes off at the same time he sees the cop?