[Healeys] I thought that this was amusing - NO LBC CONTENT

John Vrugtman javrugtman at htcnet.org
Sat Jun 5 12:20:10 MDT 2010

Is that what they call Canada friendly?


On 6/5/2010 10:45 AM, robertduquette at sympatico.ca wrote:
> I was driving out of the urban area into the rural area and the speed limit
> gradually increases.  It seems to be too slow for the environment, so the
> traffic usually moves much faster.  There was a construction zone that had a
> section of road redone last year and this year they are just landscaping
> around it.
> I was minutely ( 82 in an 80 zone ) over the speed limit as I approached a
> construction worker standing at the side of the road behind his pickup truck
> holding a "slow" sign.  I was confused a bit and asking myself 'why' as I
> approached, as there was no construction work in progress evident.  But, I
> though perhaps there would be a sudden change as I drove over the crest of a
> hill.  So, I do slow way down.  So, I got to the crest of the hill and nothing
> was apparent for miles.  Being somewhat slow to catch on, I figured that
> perhaps the guy forgot to go home when the rest of the crew left.  I hadn't
> gone far when, I noticed a police car, hidden behind a hedge facing the road.
> He must not have been getting much business what with the guy standing on the
> other side of the crest directing traffic to slow down.
> Robert Duquette
> Ottawa ON Canada
> 1965 RHD BRG Austin-Healey Sprite ( project )
> 1967 RHD MG Midget ( aka: Miss Marple )
> 1955 Austin-Healey 100 BN1 ( aka: Carmen )

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