[rescue] LCD monitor diagnosis

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Apr 28 22:53:32 CDT 2006

Don Y wrote:
> Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
>> Don Y wrote:
>>> Ah!  OK.  Your "operators license", not your "license plate".
>>>> wheelchair logo on it.  If there's any doubt about whether you have a
>>>> right to that tag you're hanging while you park, the nice officer will
>>>> ask to see your license, and you'd so better have that little wheelchair
>>>> logo on it.
>>> We have "wheelchair" plates.  There doesn't seem to be too much
>>> grumbling about that.  But, these "portable tags" that you hang
>>> from rear view mirror are just too easy to abuse.  Hence the
>>> effort to try to do something about them.
>> I have a problem with measures like that.  I often use a portable tag 
>> because I am often traveling with my 94-year-old grandmother who doesn't 
>> walk as easily as she used to.  She doesn't have a driver's license, and 
>> she doesn't own a car.  Hence, no license and no license plate.
> Here, you almost *have* to have either a driver's license
> or a (state issued) ID card to do damn near anything.
> I.e. if a police officer questions you, how do you identify
> yourself?

It would be difficult.  Her only form of ID is her green card, which she 
forgets to take with her a lot.  And she doesn't speak English, or any 
other language commonly spoken around in the US, for that matter.

Peace...  Sridhar

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