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Low-Speed Crime

“I’m not unhappy with my punishment, just a little bit surprised,” says Paul Hutton, 40. “I was very surprised to get done for drink-driving but I was a twit to say the least.” Hutton was pulled over near his home in Essex, England. The odd part is what he was driving at the time. “Originally it was a pink Barbie car but I put bigger wheels on it,” Hutton said. “You have to be a contortionist to get in, and then you can’t get out.” The toy electric car is “designed for three-to-five-year-olds,” Hutton says, and has a top speed of 4 mph. He has been banned from driving for three years. (RC/London Telegraph) ...Mostly to keep pedestrians from tripping over him.
Original Publication Date: 09 May 2010
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 16.

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