Thursday, December 01, 2005

Look at the Bright Side: It's a Lot Cheaper Than The Fine For Reading Porn To Kids

Susan Gates of Southampton, England was fined £30 because the soft glow of the blue hair of the Marge Simpson doll on her dashboard might be mistaken for an emergency vehicle's flashing lights. (A really tiny emergency vehicle, apparently.)

Said a spokesman for the Association of British Drivers, "It's barking mad! The police actions make Montgomery Burns look like Father Christmas!"

Hear hear. You can read more about this story in the Telegraph.

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