1. "Motorists' 'weird' speed excuses" <http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/wales/mid_/4111835.stm> "Sick budgies, hitchhikers at the wheel and ice scrapers under the accelerator are some of the weird excuses given by speeding drivers in Wales" 2. "Aliens to blame for speeding ticket" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1196973.html> "Aliens, a vibrating surfboard and a desperate need for the toilet were all excuses offered by speeding motorists desperate to avoid three points on their licence" 3. "Breast excuse for bad driving" <http://www.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,6420718%255E13762,00.html> "Police are shocked by some of the excuses Territory drivers are offering up for not wearing their seat belts, running red lights and speeding" 4. "A pretty poor excuse for a driver" [expired link] <http://www.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,9462402^421,00.html> "Desperate motorists caught flouting Victoria's road laws are coming up with laughable excuses in an attempt to save their skins. The most pitiful lines in recent weeks include: A DRIVER who insisted he didn't know what traffic light colours stood for after running a red one. A WOMAN who didn't want to apply the brake while her cat was on her lap. A DRIVER who wanted to test the accuracy of his speedometer at various high speeds. A LEAD-FOOTED motorist who claimed to be racing home because his dog Fido was having an epileptic fit" 5. "Driver sped to blow-dry car" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_988942.html> "A New Zealand man caught speeding says he was driving fast so he could blow-dry his car" 6. "Man blames pickles for losing control and slamming into nightclub" <http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/news/110104_local_carbldg.html> "He says the pickles gave him an allergic reaction. He tells police he passed out at the wheel and that's when the car hit the building" 7. "Pizza delivery driver races to his arrest" <http://starbulletin.com/2004/06/26/news/index7.html> "A pizza delivery driver told police he was making a delivery when they caught him speeding at 70 miles an hour and allegedly racing another driver along Kalanianaole Highway"
Wednesday, December 22, 2004
Posted by Bruno at 9:21am