[thechat] Driving in America

genghis at members.evolt.org genghis at members.evolt.org
Fri Mar 2 05:25:49 CST 2001

> -----Original Message-----
> From: thechat-admin at lists.evolt.org
> [mailto:thechat-admin at lists.evolt.org]On Behalf Of Kevin Stevens
> Sent: 01 March 2001 21:40
> To: thechat at lists.evolt.org
> Subject: Re: [thechat] Driving in America
> > yeah, dumb, if you ask me.  In the US you can trace most silly laws to
> > industry lobbying.  Is it the same there, or different?
> Actually, AFAIK, it is still a legal requirement for London taxi cabs to
> carry a bale of hay to feed their horse :)

It's also a legal requirement for black cab drivers to take
a laminated advert poster from the foldup seat, turn it
back to front and wedge it in the front radiator grille
at a 30 degree angle.  Why else do you think that they
all do it?


PS: It may give an insight to the group about my current 
state of awakenesss to discover that I just spent 15
seconds looking for the 'degree' key on my keyboard.

John Handelaar

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