Yep!! Tax the diesel. The 18 wheelers ruin the roads, and there's more of them out there than there ever have been. This stuff needs to be transported by rail, and the trucks need to compensate the public for the wear and tear they cause, let alone all of the other dangers they pose to other vehicles. » 10/31/14 10:31am 56 minutes ago

Looks more like 8.5 years, so per year would be below 80k. Still high, but not as ridiculous. 217 miles per day. In a big metro area or across a state a salesman, regional manager or similar could easily hit that mark. I know one guy who is a regional manager type for Burger King, and he spends all day literally going… » 10/29/14 3:34pm Wednesday 3:34pm

I don't even like it when the dealer or the valet drives my car for a tenth of a mile at a time. God forbid my mother-in-law drives my car, she'll be pumping the gas before she starts it, and leaving her bengay smell all over the place. No thanks on the car that's probably had, at a minimum, about 300 unique drivers.… » 10/29/14 10:06am Wednesday 10:06am

Most firefighting jobs are really, really sweet gigs, so it's not surprising at all. In my town, it's sort of like the blue collar version of a river pilot. They basically "work" two days (i.e., sleep, cook, work out, watch TV, sleep) before they are making overtime pay, so most of their time is OT, and around here… » 10/27/14 10:18am Monday 10:18am