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Let's give an honorary PhD to the person who put the second of these signs next to the first!
Not too far from the location of the signs shown above are several branches of a funeral home company:
The photograph was kindly submitted to Drive and Stay Alive, Inc. by Tom Keiffer, who says :
"It shows the question a less-than-careful driver may be asking..."
(Everyone locally jokes about the "Am I Gone?" funeral home but for the record it is pronounced "Am-ee-go-nee")
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Bumper Stickers and What They REALLY Tell You!
April 7, 2005
Car stickers are automotive tattoos that can give an insight into their owner's personality claims the RAC Foundation.
"The car sticker is a badge of belonging," said Edmund King, executive director of the RAC Foundation, " It clearly distinguishes the tribe with which its owner identifies. Drivers who personalise their cars with stickers are giving away much more about their character than they think."
What tribe do you belong to? The Foundation has classified the ten lost tribes of the road....
A Long Walk Home
A German woman walked 60 miles home from a motorway service station after thinking her husband had driven off without her.
However, the woman had merely failed to spot the family's car in the car park.
Police were alerted by the woman's husband after she failed to return to the car. She was exhausted by the time she arrived home to the central German city of Luedenscheid 15 hours later.
She admitted she'd been angry after thinking her husband had left her at the service station.
A Canadian Officer's Courtroom Come-back
(from the MADD bulletin board)
Story from a Canadian courtroom
A Fishy Tale -- Goldfish survives a UK motorway crash
(from the DSA "Highway Safety In The News" page)
February 4, 2004: An accident victim thrown 15 feet through the air when a car overturned in a motorway smash is swimming again as normal.
Bercy, a four-year-old goldfish, flew out of a fish tank and was hurled clear of the vehicle following the accident on the M1 in Leicestershire, England.
Police who arrived at the scene found the car sodden with water and littered in coloured gravel - prompting a hunt for the missing pet.
As paramedics treated owner Sophia Underhill, 23, for neck and arm injuries, officers combed the northbound carriageway, close to Lutterworth.
Officers who were sweeping up glass from the carriageway, found a small goldfish in the middle of lane three, about 15 feet from where the car had landed and though they assumed that the fish could not have survived the impact and 15 minutes spent out of his tank, the officers took the pet to an ambulance crew.
"In a last attempt to revive him, an officer took Bercy to the paramedics who provided a cardboard tray and some water," said a police spokeswoman.
"Amazingly, Bercy started to swim around as soon as he was put in the water."
Police have contacted Miss Underhill and Bercy, who suffered minor cuts, since the accident on Sunday and confirmed that both victims are fully recovered!
[DSA Editor's comment: My fingers are itching to write some witticism about "the scales of justice" but I'll refrain. This delightfully light-hearted tale comes from the Ananova website.]
Why men shouldn't get angry with women drivers
I was riding to work yesterday when I observed a female driver cut right
in front of a pickup truck, causing him to have to drive onto the shoulder
to avoid hitting her. This evidently angered the driver enough to make him
hang his arm out his window and 'flip the woman off'.
The Speeding Ticket
A man is standing in front of the judge after trying to get out of his speeding ticket. The judge finds him guilty, fines him $50 and hands him a receipt.
Two elderly ladies were out driving in a large car. Both could barely see over the dashboard. As they were cruising along they came to an intersection. The stop light was red, but they just went on through. The woman in the passenger seat thought to herself, "I must be losing it, I could have sworn we just went through a red light."
After a few more minutes they came to another inter-section and the light was red again, and again they went right through. This time the woman in the passenger seat was almost sure that the light had been red, but was really concerned that she was losing it. She was getting nervous and decided to pay very close attention to the road and the next intersection to see what was going on.
At the next intersection, sure enough, the light was definitely red, and they went right through. She turned to the other woman and said, "Mildred! Did you know we just ran through three red lights in a row? You could have got us killed!" Mildred turned to her and said, "Oh hell, am I driving...?"