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Stripping road safety wardens

Un-uniformed officers to cut traffic deaths
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Various systems have been employed to cut accidents resulting from speeding drivers in recent years. Speed bumps threaten to remove your exhaust pipe if you fail to slow down while speed cameras silently catch speeding drivers on film. However both measures are unpopular with drivers, and pressure from these now means large numbers of these traffic calming schemes are being reversed.

While driving the other day I noticed that I have a tendency to slow down when seeing an attractice member of the opposite sex. Sometimes I honk my horn too. The base instinct in all of us could be used to the public good by cutting speeding.

Traffic safety officers recruited for their attractive appearance could be recruited to patrol streets on foot in miniskirts, and even disrobe when the presence of old people or horseriders demands a bigger reduction in the speed of traffic. During the schoolrun, predominantly male wardens could do the business in order to get schoolrun mums to throttle down.

Best of all, Jeremy Clarkson and the other tinfoil-hat-wearing petrolheads (who believe speedbumps were introduced after lobbying from Kwikfit) would have a hard time convincing the average Sun-reading caveman this is a bad idea.

captainflack, Jun 11 2004

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       Blast - lost my annotation when you changed the title. But either way, dumb, dumb, dumb.
DrCurry, Jun 11 2004
  

       Same here. I'll try again.   

       It's generally known that if you place something interesting at the side of the road, accidents increase on that place of the roadway. This is caused by the combination of people slowing down and not watching traffic.   

       (-) for being poorly thought out. (+) for random tax-funded naked people. Net wash.
Worldgineer, Jun 11 2004
  

       Warden undresses, you crash into a lamppost and she books you for illegal parking.
david_scothern, Jun 11 2004
  

       Thought this was two ideas till I clicked it.
yabba do yabba dabba, Jun 11 2004
  

       Some words of wisdom. The rape and gropings of these workers would exponatially increase and these people will probably go insane and kill millions. The lesbians would take offence. The gays would take offence. Alot of Married people would take offence. Mothers and fathers would take offece. and Childen would see that it's okay to be naked and they don't have to follow the rules, they become rebelllious accquire WMD {Weapons of Mass Destruction} and blow us all up. and we are dead because of some street side strippers. Happy now?
LightDemonCodeHunter, Dec 31 2004
  

       I...er...don't think this was a serious idea, [LDCH].
david_scothern, Dec 31 2004
  
      
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