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Re: Cars/Driving: The new smoking?

I'd like to go all Victor Meldrew and screech " I don't believe it ! "

Sadly though I can believe it.
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Oh FFS
When is it going to end
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Dammit G, as soon as I saw the thread title I was poised to link to that sniffpetrol article. It's one of their best in terms of making a point.
Also, Alain Turdisquirts could be their very best spokesperson name ever.
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Dammit G, as soon as I saw the thread title I was poised to link to that sniffpetrol article. It's one of their best in terms of making a point.
Also, Alain Turdisquirts could be their very best spokesperson name ever.
lol, oh dear, sorry boss; i didn't mean to steal your thunder

Agree with the name of the spoke; SniffPetrol at its best!

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Another good reason for the UK to ditch the EU. Who do they think they are?
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The exact wording of the new warnings is as yet unclear but, in line with the EU’s stance on not allowing anyone to enjoy themselves, proposals are said to include ‘Danger: This car may allow you to get to places you want to go’, ‘Attention: This vehicle may accidentally cause you to have some fun’ and ‘Warning: This car may prevent you from having to trudge around in the rain trying to find a bus stop that isn’t full of used heroin’.

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Wouldn't bother me if Driving did become the new Smoking.

I hate it when I go for a quiet drink and the pub is full of people in their cars polluting my air.

I say - make 'em go outside. They'll soon stop whining and get used to it.
 
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Another good reason for the UK to ditch the EU. Who do they think they are?

I don't think it is all the EU's fault. We live in a nanny state that is in love with rules, regulations and complicating everything.
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When did Britain fall out of love with the car?
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The same time that green welly sales increased.
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So if someone was smoking whilst driving their car that must make them public enemy #1
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So if someone was smoking whilst driving their car that must make them public enemy #1
They'd better find a cave in Afghanistan to hide in quick-time, before the Gestapo come knocking and extradite them to America
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Only really nice expensive cars should be allowed on the roads. Those that can't afford them should be forced to contibute what they would have spent on cars towards a really good public transport system, run by the people that have to use it. Then the roads would have far less traffic and everone would be happy.
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Cars are not the new smoking. Obesity is.
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Cars are not the new smoking. Obesity is.
Really, I thought obesity was the new drinking?
 
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Really, I thought obesity was the new drinking?

and I thought that drinking was the new "cause of all the UK's social problems" ...
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and I thought that drinking was the new "cause of all the UK's social problems" ...
If thats true the government has tried to encourage it by relaxing pub opening hours.
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If thats true the government has tried to encourage it by relaxing pub opening hours.
maybe I was wrong then ... in that case it must be the government that is the cause to all the UK's social problems
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maybe I was wrong then ... in that case it must be the government that is the cause to all the UK's social problems
Well no matter what the official statistics are you can bet the reality is worse.
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