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s a young men, whcn l could u nossrhly rclarc ro whuc lxnlng‘? problcm was rhar (hc xnlcrsccllun whcrc
rnrlrally sroncd drl\\'lng,l lam sllrc rhar my wuc. who klndly rhc rondway was In hcgln "jogged"
dld nol wcar my scalbch ln rcvlcws cmy oruclc fornlc wrll ask (hc scycral hundrcd yords ocross anolhcr
lnllh. given lhc ago ofcars I samc qucsuon l lcarncd Ihls hchzwlor, mad wuh o dxffcrcnl namc nnd rcsumcd

could onord ar rhc umc. scmbcks wcrc lhrs habu. nor hccausc u was lhc rlghl on (hc uthcrsldc. Bolh lnlcrscclll-lg

nor cvcn pan oflhc cqulpnlcl-ll ond wcrc Ihlng lo do or bcmusc someone else mad namcs wcrc lncludcd ln our locorc
ccnalnly nol rcqulrcd m be warn, cycn rold mc rlral 1 should do u. I lcanrcd rcqucsl ond or (hc lunc. whllc hmng
lflhcy wcrc there Thus. corly ln my u. lngmlncd u rnlo rnyscll: bccausc u was nor o common pmcncc oncc. aucr
drlvlng "carccr," l ncvcr gal rnlo lhc dchlcvcd r(:SAI1lS,|hC rcsuhs l nccdcd h visllll-lg Ahcjubsxlc, l wcm hy lhc non of
hobn worked whcn u comcs m whuc llnlng. lhc lnlcrsccllon whcrc rhc road suncd In

I ..k vllf ldlh: .  5500 d: .r r dd
Th“ changed ‘n m W mm whom an. 1< rny, a 0 you o o c samc yog yar s orso rorn our In on c
. . _ cxudwulun ll was mvcrutl wuh an

bcmnlc o dchycry and plckup drrycr Ior ln Ohm. our Rcvlscd Lodc rcqulrcs ffi _ _ M f

the fimll business Thc rovldcd mc while hnm v in mm crrcunmanccs bur "my " ‘g"’ “"5” '°s"“""‘ ° .‘"

‘ V *  Y P E ‘ Y * * mdrklng (ho uuhucs had done Ihclrjub,

wuh a rclauycly ncw prckup mlck lo allows somc dllcmdllvcs and cxccpllons

d _ _ y \\ corrccrly lo lhcm. and we hod as wcll.

rryc. onc cqlllppcd wrlh scar bchs and vcr u sccrns lhar wc scc loo many \\ __ \\ \\ _ y
. . Nonuhcic». wc dld nol gu (ho rc.~\\|lL~
cxlrcmcly hord hcnch scars (nol brokcn cnnucs wuh oblxgmlons undcr lhls par: ‘ u . u
. . wc mcdcd. Lludrcr comnmnlcauon
down by ycars ond nulcs ol scrvlcc). I 01 lhc low rolhng IO usc lhrs lool [agree _
. would have hclpcd. and whuc hmng ls a
wlsh 1 could say I changcd my bchaylor rhar somc sucs do no: lcnd lhcmsclvcs , y .. . V .
. » ycry dlccmc way do doxng rhar

wnlr and my alnrudc rowards scalhclls Ia prmnllzrklng or rhar ln some cases. » »

rorsomc ahrulsnc rcoson, blll (hc muh whllc hnlng would crcorc morc oro so. Ahc mcssagc ls lhm. whcncvcr

wos, whcn dnvmg across a rough salcry hozard rlran it would sohc. on posslblc. In lnlcrndllzc lhc safely

Job soc. u was (he only way l could a roodwoy, forcxanlplc Bul ovcmll, prcuullon. nor looklng ar n as a

keep nlysclfbchlnd (hc whccl, wrlhrn u --polnrs“ o clcnrcr plcrurc oflhc necessary rcqulrcmcnl or as a wosrc or
adcquarc rcnch uflhc slccrlng whccl ond axed‘/diets‘ lnlcnuuns And do ollows umc. rs a more crhclcm way ofgcmng
rhc hrakc pcdal wulrour sliding across a mum clhclcnr markrng process. lhcn rhc rcsuhs nccdcd for salc cxcdvdllon
rhc hard bcnch scor ond away from (hc rhc (lmc saycd can hc uscd lo corrcclly. And do allows you lo lhink ofyoursclf
whccl and pcdol l rcslgncd nlysclfm dccurdlcly mark unhucs on lhdljub or as Pzlmclll loncs or Kyle Busch. so
wcanng rhc scmbcll u was cqulppcd anolhcryob. an ofwhlch pmnuuc szfcly much lhc bcucr. 5

wnh and cnvlsloncd myscn‘ as Pornclh Ia rhc lndusrry

loncs or Iunlor Johnson slrappmg ln .
mm A we Em mummy‘ ‘he Mm Y“,-S ago. we Wm mC,,.;,ng ,, mdmy :1,’ VI;,"uIJl\\(lulv7\\ .cum,.r Vklltwfvl/A\\’)l/L;17l!/I/IA {’nH1§:
M “kc and Wm C_mmm,,y mqumng ,mm ll 1)  n a, ..  , an   

‘ ycl nol rccclvll-lg lhc markrngs wc kncw 
so whcrc am 1 going wuh Ihls, ond how wc nccdcd for safe cxmvmion. The
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