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If It’s On the Road, How Could It be Unroadworthy?

Police in Western Australia are looking for the nine criminals behind the “most Australian crime of all time,” local media report. Traffic cameras in the Perth suburbs of Stirling and Scarborough caught the men seated at two picnic tables — motorized picnic tables, which they’re driving on the streets and highways. Police say they are “concerned for the safety of those riding on the tables with no protective clothing, especially when on roads alongside motor vehicles.” It appears the men are drinking, which could lead to drinking and driving charges, as well as driving an unlicensed vehicle, and driving an unroadworthy vehicle. Last year, Perth police arrested a man for drunk driving a motorized beer cooler. (RC/ ...Clearly, there’s a great party going on at the beach.
Original Publication Date: 22 November 2015
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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