Posts Tagged ‘holder’
Proud UC Berkeley Grad Gets All Honky and Then Skids Around a Lumbering Truck – A Kind of Audi-Induced Road RageWednesday, May 7th, 2014
Dude’s coming down Ashbury and he can see from the countdown timer that he’s at risk of missing the green due to a slow-moving commercial vehicle making the same turn onto Oak.
So Dude honks his Audi’s horn, pulls into the opposite lane and then goes around the truck with wheels a-chirping.
All this ado allowed the Audi driver to make the green at Masonic and then at Fell, so maybe he saved a minute-something in time.
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(Do bad drivers just pick Audis or do Audis make people bad drivers? I believe it’s mostly the former but don’t underestimate the latter.)
Anyway, if the reason why the truck was going slow had been a late-starting ped heading north in the crosswalk, then blammo, with the ped being at fault for entering a crosswalk under a flashing DON’T WALK and the Audi pilot being even more at fault for turning one lane into two and turning the truck into a blind corner.
Not too far away from here, a world-famous drunk driver with alcohol in her system started walking across Fell too late and got killed by a car going around a slower vehicle, which of course, was waiting for the ped to cross. That’s a similar situation, IMO.
There you have it, look at me, I have an Audi, look at me, I went to UC, look at me, zoom zoom.
There are at Least Two Things Wrong with This “Member CHP 11-99 Foundation” License Plate and HolderTuesday, March 4th, 2014
1. A while back there was a perception, at the very least, of the California Highway Patrol involving itself with corruption when luxury car owners boasted of getting out of speeding tickets owing them being members of the 11-99 Foundation. So reforms were promised, but there still are a lot of those official 11-99 foundation license plate holders out there, oh well. Anyway, it was “wrong” for the CHP to allow this foundation any color of authoritah for any length of time
2. The owner of this car doesn’t even have an official license plate holder, oh no. All we have here is a home-made LP holder along with a personalized license plate. Anybody could do this without paying thousands of dollars to any foundation. So this looks a bit wrong as well.
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Or maybe the original license plate holder was stolen for quick resale on eBay, IDK.
Regardless, this whole enchilada was/is wrong
As seen on Post Street by Dave Golden:
The owner of this BMW laments, “MY DAUGHTER AND MY MONEY GO TO UCSB.” Oh well.
Tuition is going up another 9.3% at University of California campuses, such as Santa Barbara, just in time for summer session. Oh well.
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So sayeth this car’s license plate holder. The owner of this vehicle also recommends you to spay and neuter feral cats.
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