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Old April 19 2009, 08:00 PM   #1
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question for Texans

what's the minimum age to be able to smoke in Texas?

and what's the minimum age for driving whilst I'm at it?
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Old April 19 2009, 08:08 PM   #2
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Re: question for Texans

18 to smoke, although the State Senate has been trying to raise it to 19.

Driving is 16, but you can apply for a "hardship license" at 15.
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Old April 19 2009, 08:12 PM   #3
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thanks!
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Old April 19 2009, 09:19 PM   #4
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Everybody- stay off of the roads!
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Old April 19 2009, 09:25 PM   #5
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Re: question for Texans

You should know that driving in Texas is considered more of a 'contact sport.'





Also, pay attention to posted 'night speed limits' on the highways.
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Old April 19 2009, 09:28 PM   #6
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Re: question for Texans

you wanna drive while you smoke?
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Old April 20 2009, 05:49 AM   #7
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I thought the farm driving age was 14. (Tractors, etc., but no driving off-property)

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Old April 20 2009, 09:33 AM   #8
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I would have thought you can drive whatever you want at any age you want on private land like a farm, that is certainly the case here in the UK.
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Old April 20 2009, 09:38 AM   #9
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I would have thought you can drive whatever you want at any age you want on private land like a farm, that is certainly the case here in the UK.
Erm, no.

If you don't get caught then it's ok.
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Old April 20 2009, 09:45 AM   #10
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I would have thought you can drive whatever you want at any age you want on private land like a farm, that is certainly the case here in the UK.
Erm, no.

If you don't get caught then it's ok.
http://www.suffolk.police.uk/Useful+...hts+Of+Way.htm

13. How old do I need to be to drive ‘off road’?
As long as you do nothing which counts as driving in a public place, there is no limit on age. There are clubs which organise off-road events for under-age drivers or riders – the LARA web-site may have helpful contact details.
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Old April 20 2009, 09:48 AM   #11
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Tachyon Shield wrote: View Post
Pingfah wrote: View Post
I would have thought you can drive whatever you want at any age you want on private land like a farm, that is certainly the case here in the UK.
Erm, no.

If you don't get caught then it's ok.
http://www.suffolk.police.uk/Useful+...hts+Of+Way.htm

13. How old do I need to be to drive ‘off road’?
As long as you do nothing which counts as driving in a public place, there is no limit on age. There are clubs which organise off-road events for under-age drivers or riders – the LARA web-site may have helpful contact details.
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Old April 20 2009, 09:50 AM   #12
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I think it's fair enough, if it's your land it' none of the government's business IMO. You aren't putting anybody but yourself at risk.

I'd think there would still be negligence issues for the landowners who gave permission were a child to be injured though.
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Old April 20 2009, 11:03 AM   #13
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you wanna drive while you smoke?
no, i wanted to know how young my tearaway teenager character had to be, to be a criminal.
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Old April 20 2009, 03:14 PM   #14
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what's the minimum age to be able to smoke in Texas?

and what's the minimum age for driving whilst I'm at it?
They shouldn't bother with minimum ages and just make the requirement whether you have the ability to use Google to answer simple questions or not.
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