I like this one!!

  pj123 16:30 23 May 06
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Just received this email.

"DEPT OF TRANSPORT INITIATIVE, MAY 2006.
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Information Release.
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Due to the nature of the quality of driving in England the Department of Transport has now devised a new scheme in order to identify poor drivers and give good drivers the opportunity to recognise them whilst driving.

For this reason as from the middle of May 2006 those drivers who are found to be driving badly which includes:
overtaking in dangerous places;
hovering within one inch of the car in front;
stopping sharply;
speeding in residential areas;
pulling out without indication;
performing U turns inappropriately in busy highstreets;
under taking on motorways and
taking up more than one lane in multi lane roads,
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These drivers will be issued with flags, white with a red cross, signifying their inability to drive properly. These flags must be clipped to a door of the car and be visible to all other drivers and pedestrians.
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Those drivers who have shown particularly poor driving skills will have to display a flag on each side of the car to indicate their greater lack of skill and general lower intelligence mindset to the general public.
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Please circulate this to as many other motorists as you can so that drivers and pedestrians will be aware of the meaning of these flags.
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> >Department of Transport"

  Shortstop 16:38 23 May 06

Lol - makes a lot of sense though!

BR

Paul

  gudgulf 16:40 23 May 06

I like it too.....in fact I've just emailed it to several friends!

  Mr Mistoffelees 16:56 23 May 06

This one came up four years ago.

  iambeavis 17:32 23 May 06

Would the World Cup and St George's Cross have anything to do with it?

  wolfie3000 17:38 23 May 06

lol love it

  ade.h 18:00 23 May 06

"Taking up more than one lane in multi-lane roads"

Does that mean that it's okay to do that on single-lane roads...? ;-)

  Jackcoms 18:25 23 May 06

"Would the World Cup and St George's Cross have anything to do with it?"

Er, yes. That's the point of the joke.

  Forum Editor 18:28 23 May 06

this was doing the rounds four years ago, and no doubt will circulate again in four years time.

No shortage of England flags on cars in London; they're being sold by every traffic light rose-seller.

  iambeavis 18:53 23 May 06

I'm well aware of that!

Except for taxi drivers in Cheltenham who are threatened with having their licenses revoked for flying flags.

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