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Cavalol

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When you watch police chase type programmes on the telly, and they start following people who are doing 80mph on the motorway, why do they wait until they're doing a ton plus before they pull them? Why not switch the blue lights and sirens on as soon as they're speeding? A cynic might think it's because there's a bigger fine or a ban at 100mph or over.
 
No they don't. But in some cases they could stop them.
I suspect then they'd get a lawyer saying the driver wasn't aware they were speeding because it was only just over the limit, and they'd get off with a slap on the wrist.

That's a guess though. There are long stretches of Autobahn here with no limit whatsoever: you can imagine the carnage when one petrolhead clips a barrier...
 
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youngoldbloke

The older I get, the faster I used to be ...
Why isn't it Youthanasia?
- because:
"Origin - early 17th century (in the sense ‘easy death’): from Greek, from eu ‘well’ + thanatos ‘death’."
 
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