snakes

Worry warts need not apply

On the long road, "I'm only horrified about half of the time. The rest of the time is an adventure I look forward to and appreciate, unless it involves signs with pictures of scorpions on them posted inside the public restrooms. Thanks, Arizona."

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Don’t eat me, bro

The connection between rubberneckers and those who will watch the "earth-shattering event" promised Dec. 7 by a certain cable network and a man who plans to feed himself to an anaconda.

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Roadkill diaries: Armadillo zombies

"I stop bothering with variety in roadkill during the stretch between San Antonio and Laredo. Everything is shriveled up and blows away about an hour after it's hit. The only thing that remains intact enough to recognize is – you guessed it – armadillos."

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Einstein warned us about this

"I think riding in a big truck for a day should be part of every driver's education class given. These kids need to have the view I do for a day..."

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Plagues, vermin, snakes!

"You can flat fly through Texas; in fact, they encourage you to do so. Texas is the only state with DOT signs that taunt people...."

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Emergency spill kit

The Transportation Spill Kit is an emergency cleanup system for hazardous chemical spills. The system includes first response tools: gloves, universal pads, snakes, high-temperature disposal bags and degreaser to clean surfaces after absorption of a spill. The kit is available in four sizes – two Industrial Duty kits for absorbing 95- and 65-gallon spills, a Commercial Duty kit for 20-gallon spills and a Transportation Duty kit for 5-gallon spills. OIL EATER, oileater.com, (800) 528-0334

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