Law

The law has made it clear on whether you should be wearing a mask or not when you are outside, but some people have a thicker skull than the rest of the population and don’t seem to understand that they are putting themselves and others at risk with the coronavirus. The CDC or Center for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended masks be put on use in public places to help flatten the coronavirus spread across the nation.

Yet, some states are doing them better by making it the law for citizens to wear masks when they’re out in public. To inform you and avoid you getting entangled with the law involuntarily, here are some of the states where wearing masks is mandatory by law:

Delaware

Governor John Carney, who governs the state of Delaware, has declared a state of emergency ever since the coronavirus has gone viral in the United States of America, which forces his hand to issue an order that enforces mask-wearing in all public premises for all Delaware residents. This means that even if you’re going to the convenience store to grab some milk or cigarettes, you need half of your face covered with a mask to avoid a law infraction case be brought up with your name on it. Based on what we can see on the Delaware government site, any citizens who failed to do so will be detained in charge of public safety and criminal offense.

Hawaii

Hawaii

When you hear the word Hawaii, you can picture a place of freedom from all troubles where we can surf and relax on the beach. Sadly, the coronavirus has undermined that to the extent Governor David Ige is forced to use his executive order and declared a state of emergency requiring all customers to wear face masks, which goes for businesses’ employees. Violation of his executive order could result in a fine of $5000 or a year in jail.

Massachusetts

Like other states, Governor Charlie Baker has issued an order to require all Massachusetts residents to wear face masks in all public premises, both indoors and outdoors. Any infraction would lead to a fine of $300, so if you want to avoid spending a lot of money, you need to keep the bottom half of your face covered at all times when you’re in Massachusetts.

New York

New York

The city that never sleeps has become the city that always wears a mask. This is due to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s order requiring all New York citizens to wear face coverings when they’re out in public areas such as malls, hospitals, and restaurants. They also shared information on what mask is acceptable and what’s not, so you might want to check out their government website if you live in New York.

The Bottom Line

The world is brought to its knees by the coronavirus pandemic, and we need to work together to survive this disease outbreak and breathe the fresh air again without being in constant fear. Let’s all follow in these states’ footsteps and remind each other to keep our faces covered when we’re outside.…

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You might ponder randomly at times when you are driving on the road, either going or coming back from work, a thought like “What if I break the speed limit?” and all of a sudden you got the sweats, and you’re trying to stay calm not to accidentally flooring it and breaking the traffic law. Well, the road safety rules and traffic laws exist solely for our own protection, and we need to abide by them like everyone else because nobody is above the law. So, let us guide you through the tips to stay within the speed limit and avoid breaking the law:

Know the Speed Limit for Each States

Speed Limit

The average speed limit in the United States of America is 45 mph on rural paved country roads and 55 mph on two-lane roads, while on four-lane roads, it’s at 65 mph and 70 mph on interstate highways. But this might differ slightly when you’re in a different state. For example, in Montana, you don’t need to be all that wary with your speedometer because there’s no speed limit whatsoever during the day, but when nighttime falls, and the sun doesn’t shine anymore, vehicles will be restricted to go only as fast as 65 mph on interstate highways and 55 mph on a two-lane road. Thus, you need to do your homework on the state you’re residing and make sure that you’re following the speed limit like the Bible.

Keep an Eye on the Speedometer

Keeping an eye on the road while driving is the most fundamental rule of driving there is, but we can avoid our brain getting lazy when the road is far stretched out, and you’re just driving forward on a seemingly never-ending drive, you can watch the speedometer for a split second before returning your gaze back to upfront. One glance at the speedometer can give us the knowledge to adjust our speed and to drive tempo to abide by the traffic law. You wouldn’t want your brain to get foggy and unconsciously step on the pedal and increasing your car speed while driving, right? So, occasionally from time to time, keep an eye on the speedometer to avoid your speed crawling up unnoticed.

Avoid Distractions on the Road

Driving

We’ve talked before about how our minds can travel when we’re on the road, and it doesn’t even have to be anything peculiar there; just driving alone in the dead of night, with nothing but you and the sound of your radio can trick the mind into wandering off on its own. Still, they’re no less good than real-time-real-world distractions on the road like a traveling circus, a monument, animal crossing, etc.. Heck, even talking with your passenger for a prolonged period could leave you distracted. So, to avoid pedaling to the medal, we should concentrate and dismiss all distractions until we’ve stopped.

The Takeaway

The traffic law is absolute for any driver, and no one is above it, which is why we should always abide by it and follow it to ensure the safety of everyone else on the road. Follow these tips to avoid going past the speed limit and getting in trouble with the law.…

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