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Slices of Life By Jill Pertler

May 21, 2014

Car talk
As drivers, we all possess certain pieces of equipment related to the operation of our vehicles. A license is a good start. Keys are a necessary second. GPS comes in handy for new and distant destinations. We all understand the importance of plenty of window washer fluid and regular oil changes. Car air fresheners work as fragrant reminders of a tropical island while on the interstate.

All these items help make life on the road safer and easier. But something’s missing. It’s a tool that we don’t have – yet – but I wish we did.

It involves communication. Not with your passengers. Not with your spouse via cell phone, but with those who share the road with you. Drivers have a need to communicate with one another - beyond a gesture involving the middle finger.

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