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In message <email@example.com> Alex Kowalski (firstname.lastname@example.org) (Law Guest Account) writes:
> I can see it now: On a misty night on a deserted road in Britain, a weary
> hitchhiker is pounding the pavement looking for a ride to nowhere in
> particular. Suddenly there's a great roar from out of the darkness and the
> wanderer is bathed in a blinding light.
It happens. The road out of Isham is narrow and has no pavements (sidewalks,
footpaths) in either direction, and those who choose to walk the three miles to
Wellingborough or the two miles to Kettering (late night drunks, etc.)
invariably wear dark clothing. Walkers are supposed to walk on the 'wrong'
side (facing oncoming traffic) but very few do. A very definite and
fairly common hazard, late at night.
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club