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No, this is not a law on the books in Pennsylvania. Early in the 20th century, when cars were louder, less regulated in right of way, and comingled with horse drawn carriages, a group of farmers (calling themselves FAAS, Farmers Anti-Automobile Society) assembled to draft proposed legislation that would prevent cars from spooking horses. One of these ...


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I've personally been recording tow operator deaths since the first one I discovered occurred in October 6, 1934. Since then, more than 945 tow operators worldwide have been killed in line-of-duty incidents regarding all kinds of reasons; vehicle accidents, crashed, overturned, ejected, struck as pedestrian workers, shootings, stabbings, choked to death, ...


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