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Notorious speeder, James-T-Kirk has reported that he was
flying driving down Canberra Avenue in the early hours of Tuesday morning, and he spotted a ACT Government Speed Detector van parked in plain sight approximately 400 meters away. JTK was reported as saying “Bugga!”, just prior to deploying the foot brake to reduce the vehicles speed to under the legal limit. Upon passing the van, JTK waved to the very bored occupant, where he promptly returned to cruising speed.
When interviewed, JTK said “Wow – that was an exhilarating feeling, actually traveling at the posted speed limit. I just got my new EOS convertable the other day, and man, does it fly!!! But, seriously, the whole speed thing reminds me of the time when I was traveling to work along Drakeford Drive and there was a Speed Van, a Police bike about 800m away, and another then another bike a further 800m. That would have been a really effective strategy, only thwarted by the time of day – They decided to setup during peak minute – the tiny period when the road has so many cars that it is not possible to get a decent speed up.”
Ms Burlesque Griffin, the Director of speed enforcement has declined to return our calls on the ineffectiveness of the speed enforcement program in detecting, and preventing Mr JTK’s compulsive speed habits.
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Sigh – there has to be a better way to stop speeding on the roads – cause the current plan surely isn’t working…….