A minor episode from the past. part 4
June 11, 2021
Once upon a time several years ago I moved from Tennessee to Las Cruces, New Mexico, to go to graduate school.
Soon thereafter, I went to the local motor vehicle department office to swap my Tennessee driver’s license for a New Mexico one. But because I had allowed my original license to expire, I had to take a driver’s test first.
I passed the written part of the exam; but before I could take the driving part, the state trooper assigned to evaluate my driving ability put my car through a safety inspection.
The blinkers, brake lights, taillights, and one headlight functioned properly. B...