When I was growing up, and my children also, we were taught that green means go, yellow means yeild or caution and red means stop.
RED MEANS Stop! Not caution, or roll carefully or yield a bit!
I have seen drivers, who are plenty old enough to know better, ROLL a corner with BOTH a stop sign and a RED flasher! Like did they miss that part of growing up?
I think that at some point we passed a road mark where we chucked too many taboos in this culture. In the 80's we were all about getting free. We were into getting "in touch" with our feelings. We all had all this repressed anger, then we got "in touch" with it. Heaven help us now fully 1/2 of us have anger management problems. Perhaps some things are best left untouched?
Freedom is great but lets acknowledge that laws were made to protect people, including you! You don't want to end up like this poor soul: