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Who taught you to drive?

Sifting through lessons of storm’s driving ban

The Blizzard of 2013 reminded us what it was like to drive in snow as high as our windshields, but the statewide driving ban was a new twist for anyone under age 50, drivers and police alike.

The penalty for breaking it — up to a year in jail or a $500 fine — was the talk of the day during the storm. But once the ban was lifted, it disappeared from public discussion. I, for one, was left wanting to know more about it.

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