In a message dated 95-11-20 17:06:40 EST, Yer Kindly ol' Unka Bart writes:
>Yer Kindly ol' Unka Bart turned 16 on 5/10/55 and promptly hied himself down
>to the Augusta, GA city hall to take the driving test.
>10 questions, true/false.
>Drive around a two-block rectangle with aged cop in passenger seat.
>run stop sign on first cross-street corner. Cop says "Why'd you go through
>that there Stop-sign? Didn't you see it?"
>"What sign?" sez I. "There was one on the corner. Pay closer attention
>time" sez he. Cop then issued my license without delay or further mention of
And to think... this was a time when there were no seatbelts, no airbags, no
crumple zones... (just big heavy steel land-yachts...)... boy have things
changed or what?
You might survive today if you run a stop sign... but back then? OUCH!!
[ :-o OH, NO!!!]
There must have been headlines everywhere... "Human Projectile Passes through
Obviously this cop had not seen many traffic accidents.... :-)
"Be safe out there" :-)
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