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It varies by state. In some states, speed cameras are not allowed; in others, there are speed cameras. You can see lists of camera enforcement laws by state from reputable sources here and here. For your case, there are no speed cameras in California or Nevada. There are in Arizona.


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As a native-born American English speaker, I find that I have to 'tune' my hearing if I haven't heard a particular accent before or not heard it for a while. Let's just say that the first time I saw an episode of Taggart (Glaswegian accents), I understood almost nothing. Even after watching multiple seasons, there are still some words that I can't make out ...


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Must of the mail classified as standard mail tends to be catalogs, flyers, and other advertising materials. You can proactively remove yourself from the big mailers lists by visiting DMAChoice, a tool offered by the Direct Marketing Association. The opt-out process is a bit tedious but worth it if you are getting tons of ads you don't want. This would stop ...


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Will I be eligible travel US on personal visit? According to the official U.S. Visas page, you can use your B2 visa to visit friends or relatives: Tourism and Visit (B-2): visit with friends or relatives My wife is sponsoring for my trip, what documents do I need to carry along with me? Usually, you will not need to bring anything ...


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Your ESTA did not expire 90 days after your first trip to the US. This is not how it works, and probably is why you are confused. The ESTA is good for two years and multiple entries. Approved ESTA applications are valid for a period of two years, or until the passport expires, whichever comes first, and multiple trips to the United States without the ...


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You've found one link but basically you just didn't link others: APHIS from US Department of Agriculture State of California US Customs and Border Protection (Dogs) US CBP (Pets in General) CDC also has information on what to expect when traveling with pets as well as some information on Foreign Born and a few other sites. Long story short the procedure ...


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The department is: Consular Section. The generic title: Consular Officer But ultimately addressing it to the United States Embassy is just as effective. A perfect salutation will not effect your visa application's chances. What counts is the content and that content should show why you will return ... a good salary, a team leader, a long time as an ...


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It appears that you must have a valid passport to enter Mexico, see e.g. the following links: Mexican Consulate in San Francisco, http://consulmex.sre.gob.mx/sanfrancisco/index.php/visas-traveling-to-mexico Effective March 1st 2010, all US Citizens are required to present U. S. Passport or U.S. Passport Card when entering Mexico (traveling by air, ...


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No, usually this is not allowed, since as you say it would defeat the purpose of the time limit. The exact rules of course vary from city to city, but as an example, here is San Francisco's rule: In permit areas you must move your vehicle after the posted time limit (typically 1 to 2 hours) if you don't have a permit. The law requires you to move one ...


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Arrow / Black Hills Stages have an early bus, but it's unclear if it only stops in Greeley or also in Ft. Collins. Greyhound lists this bus as departing from Ft. Collins (5:45am) but Arrow / Black Hills lists it only from Greeley. You may want to call them to confirm. This bus is scheduled to arrive Denver Greyhound station at 6:40am. It's a 12 minute walk ...


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Places like that you change in your room and wear a bathrobe or shirt or sarong or just simply wrap your towel around you. Do the same when you head back to your room, though drying off a bit before leaving the pool area is a polite thing to do ;-)


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The best practice is not to keep sensitive and/or business critical data in a portable computer or device. The hard drive could fail anytime, the computer would be lost, broken, stolen. The best scenario is to host the data on any secure counter or server, which would be accessed either thought a VPN as @BurhanKhalid suggested or to be put somewhere in the ...


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Your first three questions are extremely opinion oriented and we all have difference values when it comes to comfort, how flights are, how helpful people are. And all of these can change from day to day, plane to plane, airport to airport. Is there wifi, yes for the A320, likely but not 100% of all 737-900, nope for the other two. Can you use laptop, yes. ...


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There are cases of customs and immigration demanding the passwords to phones or laptops, and then taking them out of sight of the passenger to use them and search them. Apparently by law you must provide these passwords when asked, and you may not follow the officers around to see what they do with your devices (such as putting USB sticks into them to copy ...


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Michigan specific information Michigan does have a section of law regarding traffic control areas. This mostly deals with crosswalks at signals, but portions of it refer to crosswalks in general. See state statute 257.612 which deals with disabled individuals crossing at any crosswalk, not just signal locations. There is also a definition of school ...


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In the US, crosswalks are regulated in state laws and most states have some sort of regulation that motorized vehicles must yield for pedestrians being within a crosswalk. This is of course quite odd, since in most situations, the pedestrian must move into the road and potentially put himself in danger, to get the right of way on his side. Michigan is one ...


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According to the U.S. Department of State's information on visiting Canada, the only restriction on passport expiration for visiting Canada is that the passport must be valid at the time of entry. That page also lists the contact information for the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa. It might not be a bad idea to either shoot them an e-mail or give them a call just to ...


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The line between work and business can be blurry. You are allowed in for business, but not for work. Say you are in a retail store, you operate the cash register, and for each hour you spend in the store, the store (company) gives you (a human) $8 US less some deductions. Clearly, you're working. Say you run a consulting company and some of your staff will ...


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All that matters to the US is that you leave before your 90 days has expired, with the caveat that going to Canada and returning is not considered "leaving". For example, if you are in the US for 80 days and then Canada for 7 days, then you have a remaining 3 days (80 + 7 + 3 = 90) to depart the US. Note that you may depart the US by going to Canada and ...


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There are Japanese products, which would do what you are looking for. You can find them in the online stores as "Portable Washlet" or "Washlet".


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TL;DR: You're fine. Making a false declaration to an immigration authority is a big deal and can back to haunt you if you are caught. However, "character grounds" refers to have a criminal record, which you do not have. So you have not lied to the Australian government. Making a false declaration to a university can get you expelled from that university, ...


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Well I just called an agent from the study abroad office in Singapore, and she said it won't matter because " character grounds " meant something serious like a criminal offence, whereas I was rejected a visa for academic reasons ... Still , on the university application form itself I said no to the question " have you ever been refused a visa "


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"Carrier caused" delays are things like mechanical issues, crew scheduling issues, aircraft scheduling, etc. Delays caused by weather related issues (which can apply to bad weather at another airport that your plane went through earlier in the day before reaching your airport), ATC delays, union strikes, etc are not covered under that clause in the ...


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I call it "Manual Bidet". Left hand with a rubber/plastic glove + water bottle. Use paper toilet paper to remove "excess" waste, then wash with water bottle. No direct handling of "poop". Believe me, I'm a male nurse...been cleaning patients for >40 years... :)


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Unknown, but: Long ago I locked a suitcase full of electronic gear when travelling SF-London. The customs men came out and asked for the key. Thoughtful of them - a broken lock would have been within the rules. Alas, the case also held a large container of dairy whitener placed in it during packing. It has a clip shut spout for normal use AND the whole top ...


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There are no rules against wrapping your bags with plastic film. If TSA decides they want to inspect your bag, they will cut the film off and will not re-wrap it. So it is up to you to decide to pay to have it wrapped and hope TSA doesn't cut it off wasting your money. If you are flying in from an international destination and connecting/rechecking to a ...


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There are no direct flights from those 3 countries. There are direct flights from Senegal and Nigeria, and these 2 countries have had a few cases of Ebola, but they are all of people who were in contact with people who've come from the 3 outbreak countries, the transmission is under control, and it's not spreading in the general population. Source: ...


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I assume you like to use your phone from abroad. T-Mobile USA uses a rather strange UMTS frequency bands (1700 MHz AWS). This band isn't supported by most mobile phones. American LTE Bands are generally different than those of the rest of the world. 2G GSM will work with T-Mobile and AT&T. The only network that supports nationswide UMTS on 2100 MHz (as ...


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A quick search from the capitals of the three countries to NYC or MIA shows no direct flights. Almost all of them stop in Morocco or somewhere in Europe, before continuing on to the US. However, and ignoring how effective a travel ban may or may not be on stopping Ebola, what it would consist of is written up quite well in this National Geographic article. ...


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In my experience it is less expensive and much less hassle to change your Swiss Francs to USD while still in Switzerland. I would, however, not go to a bank to change money, but rather to a train station. All major SBB train stations allow you to change money, and their rates are very good. More importantly, though, they have much better opening hours than ...


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It would be more convenient for you to change your Swiss Francs to US Dollars while still in Switzerland, and you would probably get a better deal too. If you walk down the street in the center of any Swiss town, you'll encounter a bank every block or two. They will all likely post their exchange rates quite visibly, and will happily deal in cash. (The ...


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The rule of thumb is that you get a better exchange rate selling a currency than buying it, so in theory will get a better exchange back in the USA. BUT US banks are notorious for poor exchange rates as there is not a huge demand. Best course of action is to watch the appropriate exchange rates and see where the better rate is. You would be looking at ...


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Most USA phone plans cover the entire USA, so no domestic roaming countrywide and usually no long distance charges for calls within the USA. The phone company websites usually have coverage maps available online, so you can see where you might not have access. The blank spots are often areas with simply no coverage, but some maybe served by a small local ...


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Apply for a visitor visa in the usual way. The fact that you have a status of residence in Canada will have no effect on your US visitor visa application, other than allowing you entry without a return to India. Are you driving? London -> NYC / Philadelphia / Boston is an easy trip. Rental car companies are usually fine with it but you do need to ask for ...


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You can arrive to the US as many times as you wish within the ten years but the actual entry grant will be given by the CBP officer. After a few questions, the officer will stamp your passport with an amount of time (usually 6 months). This determines how long you can stay in the US during this time. Should you leave the US, that stamp duration is ...


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Visit the web page of the US embassy or consulate that is closest to you and look up the rules for tourist visa. You can find the closest embassy or consulate here: http://www.usembassy.gov/ Apart from the general rules outlined there, pay particular attention to the requirements on which consulate/embassy you need to apply with, as you may be required to ...


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I wouldn't. Aside from the travel issues you are going from a rabies free country to a high risk one. Some info here: http://goitaly.about.com/od/italytraveltips/qt/pets.htm From the page, you need the dog microchipped, vaccinated and: Each pet from a country with a high incidence of rabies must also have a blood test performed at an approved ...


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I do not have experience travelling with a dog in cabin during a transatlantic flight. However I did it with a cat. We did it once on a Paris-Montréal with Air France and once on an Ottawa-Frankfurt with Air Canada. In both cases they did check that the weight of the cat + his cage was below the limit fixed by the company, however they did not measure the ...


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First of all, there's hardly anywhere in the United States with a sales tax over 10% much less a rate of over 50%; you either misunderstood the price of your apples or were overcharged. Retail sales tax in the US and Canada is inherently different than VAT (value added tax) charged many other places, sales tax is charged based on what the retail sale of a ...


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I would say that because the law is not on the consumer side in the USA and therefore does not require the total price to be displayed. Most shops will therefore leave off taxes etc as you are then more likely to buy an item. (Trustworthily companies loose trade due to other companies misleading consumers on prices, so therefore quickly all the companies ...


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According to the US Customs and Border Protection Prohibited and Restricted Items page, Food Products (Prepared) You may bring bakery items and certain cheeses into the United States. The APHIS Web site features a Travelers Tips section and Game and Hunting Trophies section that offers extensive information about bringing food and other products ...


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Consider that renewing your passport will take some time, many weeks if you are unlucky. Then consider that when you renew your passport, something could go wrong and your passport could get lost or your passport application could get lost, so you have another multi week wait after you realise that your passport won't be arriving. I would renew my passport a ...


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I used to have a similar situation with a different New York bus company (Short Line / Coach USA). I would travel from Ithaca to New York City. Some trips had a transfer in Binghamton and some did not; however, I was always issued two tickets: one from Ithaca to Binghamton and another from Binghamton to NYC. The reason in that case was that the tickets ...


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It actually is odd that the carrier chose to do this but it's quite simple though not very well explained on the Greyhound Website. When you look at New York Trailways(Purchase Tickets) site it becomes clear. Instead of one connection in Buffalo, you actually have 2 in Syracuse and Buffalo even though the bus schedule number/route number doesn't change in ...


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I don't know about Buffalo specifically, but with the exception of a few gigantic cities, bus stations are usually not large places. Often they are just one big room with a dozen or so places outside for buses to park. I can't imagine it will take you more than a few minutes to find your next bus and board. So the only risk is that your incoming bus might ...


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When you come back into the country where you live (as a permanent resident or citizen), they have to let you in - eventually. But they may want to ask you a few things first, for a variety of reasons: they want to be sure you're really you, not someone you met in Pakistan and handed your passport to (or someone who robbed or tricked you), as a way to ...


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This is common if you are visiting not only from Pakistan but other countries as well. You are in your 20s this happened also to a friend's father who was a retired UN officer (of Pakistani origin) residing in the US for the past 40+ years. So, take heart that its not only you. As Pakistan is a country that people visit to transit into Afghanistan and ...


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It's the job of customs and immigration to establish your purpose for visit, and whether you're doing what you say you're doing. If they have any doubts, questions or are merely curious, they can and will as part of their job, ask you questions. Naturally this should be only about your plans in the country - if they start asking personal, potentially ...


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In California, the two of you can show up in person at a county clerk office, apply for and receive a marriage license, and in many counties, be married by the clerk right there and then. You can also be married by an officiant such as a minister if you prefer. San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego are three popular cities in which to get married, ...


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Amsnag is what you want. Note that for most Amtrak routes, especially the long distance ones, the base fares are relatively static from one day to the next - they will go up over time though as the cheapest tickets sell out. However the cost of bedroom accommodation can be 50% or even 100% higher from one day to another. On the commuter routes such as the ...



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