Nothing is worse than going out to eat and ending up with a big surprise when you get the final bill. More and more diners are seeing the prices on the menu and assuming that is the price.
That is not always entirely the case. That is where automatic gratuities and service fees come in.
The only question you have to ask yourself about visiting the Padre Island National Seashore is how far away from the nearest other human being you want to be. You can travel 60 miles of the uninhabited beach with the right vehicle.
Variable speed limits or VSL's use available information on the roadway, like traffic speed, the number of vehicles, and road surface conditions to determine appropriate speeds and display them to drivers in real-time.