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. Last year, millions of UK drivers bought bumper or car window stickers – a motoring trend fashionable in the 70’s and now undergoing a resurgence thanks to its popularity on the other side of…

A Long Walk Home June 2004

(from Ananova) 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…

A Canadian Officer’s Courtroom Come-back

(from the MADD bulletin board) Story from a Canadian courtroom If you ever testify in court, you might wish you could have been as sharp as this policeman. He was being cross-examined by a defense attorney during a felony trial. The lawyer was trying to undermine the policeman’s credibility… Q: “Officer — did you see…

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…

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’. “Man, that…

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. The motorist, a bit upset by now, sarcastically asks “What am I supposed to do with this, frame it?” “No,” replied the judge. “Keep…

Older Drivers

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…