The first eight of these are about limiting risk. There’s more you can do than this list, like a AAA membership. But that’s only good as long as you have cell service. The more you rely on outside factors, the less control you maintain, which diminishes your ability to reduce fear factors. Less, diminish, reduce – all used within one sentence to send a message – learn how to change your own tire. I’m an experienced SRT’er so I occasionally put the truck places I shouldn’t, hike into places I shouldn’t. I’d prefer not to die a painful death, but I want to enjoy life a bit as it flashes past. And so we all make choices. Make good decisions based on your own knowledge/experience base.
No, I don’t carry a gun.
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