To avoid the hassle of ever not having one when a lifty decides to actually enforce the rule...and it's happened many times. From experience, I know how much it sucks to have either hike back to the car to get it, or wait in line forever and shell out $10 at the rental shop. I keep one in my pocket as often as I can remember.
15 NS Ripsaw . 14 NS Proto HD . 14 NS Cobra . 13 Gnu Space Case EC2 . 2013 Salomon Pow Snake
14 Now Drive . 13 Now IPO
14 Flow Hylite