Driving on the pavement

2015-04-29 09:24

RECENTLY, while travelling along Edendale Road, I was gobsmacked to see a grey bakkie, with a canopy, going along the pedestrian walkway­ next to the main road, not slowly, but like the driver had every right to drive there.

There was a man, who was running further along the walkway, thinking he was quite safe there.

The next thing, the man must have heard the vehicle and jumped out of the way with an incredulous look on his face.

The absolute idiot driver then jumped the pavement just before the traffic lights and turned left into Camps Drift Road, eventually going right to the Makro area.

I wanted to follow him and tell him what an idiot he was, but decided that imbeciles like that would have probably laughed in my face.

How I wish that there were still driving laws in this city of ours.



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