Washington Post Travel Section Sunday August 10, 2014
"All of this has kicked a local pastimegrousing about oppressive regulationinto high gear. Profane bumper stickers accuse the Audubon Society of valuing birds over people, and you'd need earplugs to avoid overhearing indictments of the government for extorting its citizenry."
And in the very next paragraph he states-(Quote)
"a nice opportunity to give the kids a taste of beach driving, and Cathleen and me an escape from lugging our whole circus over the walkway and dunes."
I gather from that, driving an ORV enhances the enjoyment of being on the beach at Hatteras. And for some people that is the only way they can get to the beach.
Yes, kejoga, that was a good read. The author also pointed out that the ORV-driving fishermen are not bad people but are friendly and helpful.