Be sure to return the stick shift to neutral before turning the car on.If your vehicle is equipped with one, get familiar with the tachometer.Source: Flickr user laffertyryan In Washington, you are only a hop, skip, and a jump away from…pretty much whatever outdoor adventure you want here.You want majestic mountains for hiking, camping and biking? You want resplendent waters for fishing, boating, and kayaking? From the Puget Sound and the glorious coastline to national forests and scenic rivers, at any point in the state, you are an hour or less away from some of the most amazing views in the country.
Maybe it’s all the beautiful scenery that makes them so darn happy.Local law also states that police, sheriff, constables, etc do not patrol on private property like ours UNLESS the offense is egregious. Since speeding is a violation of the CCRs, just like not mowing your grass or painting your front door pink, it can be enforced like any other deed violation.We are not under the "State's Radar Gun Operators'" code so, for all pratical purposes, my 10 year old can shoot radar and issue a DEED VIOLATION. It doesn't take a professional landscaper to see if a yard needs mowing to declare it in violation nor do we need professional painters to determine if a front door is indeed pink.The best place to learn how to driving a stick is an open, empty parking lot.You can practice going into 1st and 2nd gear several times until you get the feel for your vehicle and the timing of your pedals. Use the same pedal motion, releasing the clutch slowly when in the reverse gear.You'll be a master of the manual vehicle in no time.In my gated subdivision (private roads etc.) it clearly states in the CCRs (Deed Restrictions) that the speed limit is 25 MPH.Likewise, we don't need a certified trained radar gun expert to shoot rader.In fact, our CCRs state that the POA will enforce CCRs via "it's agents".In fact, dogs are welcome in many places you don’t see them in other parts of the country.Like the grocery store, the hardware shop, and, yes, brewpubs.