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

robertduquette at sympatico.ca robertduquette at sympatico.ca
Sat Jun 5 16:02:28 MDT 2010

I can't say that that is why, but he was risking some of his money by doing
so, if they could prove his intentions.  There is a big fine and I have heard
that they sometimes have unmarked police cars driving towards a radar trap to
see if, after you drive past it, you try to signal oncoming traffic to slow
down.  Flashing headlights used to be the sign and sometimes the hand out the
window with palm down.  You don't see the flashing headlights anymore.  The
hand out the window is a bit harder to prove as a signal, if you're not too

Robert Duquette
Ottawa ON Canada

> Date: Sat, 5 Jun 2010 14:20:10 -0400
> From: javrugtman at htcnet.org
> Is that what they call Canada friendly?
> John
> 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
> > 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
> > 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
> > construction worker standing at the side of the road behind his pickup
> > 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
> > hill. So, I do slow way down. So, I got to the crest of the hill and
> > 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
> > gone far when, I noticed a police car, hidden behind a hedge facing the
> > He must not have been getting much business what with the guy standing on
> > 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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