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Old 07-10-2010, 08:16 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by jeepfreak View Post
Isn't that why we have cruise control ?
No. Cruise control is for eating popcorn. It must be true. I saw it on TV!

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Old 07-10-2010, 09:52 AM   #16
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Let's face it TV has become an integral part of the next generations life along with all the other electronic toys. Having them travel with you and not having access to the TV for games and such is going to be no fun for them. Now in my case it is a moot point as only the pups travel with us and they don't have thumbs to work the remotes plus my TV is on the back wall of the living room and covered by the slide when it is not extended.

Now as for cruise control I thought it was so I could switch places with my DW and use the can with out stopping.

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Old 07-11-2010, 11:28 AM   #17
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I think we need a Wii game of driving a motor home that we can play while we are going down the road. As it is now DW has taken over all the driving. She just lets me hold the wheel and work the pedals.
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Old 07-11-2010, 11:45 AM   #18
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Old 07-11-2010, 11:59 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by lapalma-xl View Post
hello, i know its illegal to operate the tv while driving. anyways any one knows how to bypass this?


I just re--read your question...

What you literally ask was "is there any way to bypass the law"

As it happens yes there is: You draw up a petition, get enough people to sign it and put it on the ballot, then you can vote the law into history.

I don't think that will happen in this case though.

I see others have answered the question you MEANT to ask however.
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Old 07-11-2010, 01:23 PM   #20
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Now as for cruise control I thought it was so I could switch places with my DW and use the can with out stopping.
I really need to work on that. My DW refuses to to drive the moho...

and i can't go more than an hour without stepping back to the back...
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Old 07-11-2010, 06:05 PM   #22
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lol you guys are funny, actually i need my TV so i dont get bored on long drive and ending up falling asleep....lol hmmm need to figure out if my satellite will work while driving...lol
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Old 07-11-2010, 06:20 PM   #23
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Whats so important on TV that can not wait till you park?
Maybe nothing for you. Maybe something for someone else.
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I can tell you that I was driving from somewhere to somewhere when the events of 9/11 happened. I suppose that the information might have been available on the radio, but seeing it on TV in real time gave me a much better understanding of what had actually just occurred.
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How about talking to the DW or kids instead of watching TV.

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Originally Posted by jeepfreak View Post
Isn't that why we have cruise control ?
Cruise control is for when you have to go to the bathroom.
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Since I moved my main TV from out of the overhead and put it in the living room, the slide hides it when it is retracted. Now I have to chain the wheel and put on the cruise, go to the bedroom and turn on that TV to watch it while going down the road. The bad part is sometimes I fall asleep in bed....then I miss the whole darn Opra.
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My wife and kids get motion sickness when reading or playing board games on the road, however watching TV doesn't seem to bother them for some reason. Personally, I would never watch TV while driving but my kids sure do enjoy it and it gives my wife and I a chance to talk in the front while the kids watch TV in the living room. I do not find the TV noise any more distracting than the radio and am not tempted to watch it myself, so I don't see any harm in it. To each his own.
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The reason the lockout system is there is that in many states it is illegal to have a tv within the drivers view. Just like speed limits,breaking the law is your choice, you play and you just may have to pay. I just hope someone else doesn't have to pay also, possibly with their life.

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