Jun 09 2006

New driving laws

Published by at 5:44 pm under General

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The other day I got sent a comedy email from my good friend Phrixus. About new driving laws that the UK Dept. of Transport are introducing:

Due to the nature of the quality of driving in England the Department of Transport has now devised a new scheme in order to identify poor drivers and give good drivers the opportunity to recognise them whilst driving.

For this reason as from the middle of May 2006 those drivers who are found to be driving badly which includes:

-overtaking in dangerous places;
-hovering within one inch of the car in front; -stopping sharply; -speeding in residential areas; -pulling out without indication; -performing U turns inappropriately in busy high streets; -under taking on motorways -taking up more than one lane in multi lane roads,

These drivers will be issued with flags, white with a red cross, signifying their inability to drive properly. These flags must be clipped to a door of the car and be visible to all other drivers and pedestrians.

Those drivers who have shown particularly poor driving skills will have to display a flag on each side of the car to indicate their greater lack of skill and general lower intelligence mind set to the general public.

As is required with emails like this I quickly forwarded the email around my office… as you do. Well, it didn’t take long before I got a reply from an avid (2 flags) england support at my work:
Football Fan

How bad are you if you have

2 car flags
1 pair fluffy England dice
1 England air freshner
1 CD of England football ‘anthems’
2 England mugs
1 England cereal bowl
1 large England flag
1 inflatable England hat
1 England bandana (stolen by a German)
1 small England flag on a stick (stolen by a German)
1 England badge
1 England shirt
1 pair England shorts (don’t think they’ll fit this year :o)
1 pair England sunglasses
1 pair England deely boppers

I think the list speaks for itself!!!

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