Stupid, stupid, stupid!
I see some strange stuff while filtering through traffic on my way to work. The Darwin Awards could get a few good candidates from these people. Today’s ‘Stupid of the Day Award’ goes to the woman in the red Seat who was putting on her make up at traffic lights in Holywood. When the lights changed and the traffic moved she continued putting the stuff on. The road widens into a proper dual carriageway after Holywood, so the traffic (generally) does actually move for a mile or so at that point before it comes to the next blockage at Knocknagoney. I followed for a bit and yes, even at 50mph she was still staring in the vanity mirror on her sunshield and dabbing stuff onto her face with an assortment of brushes. If mobile phones are sufficiently distracting that they are banned, how many brain cells does it take to extend that concept to other things that require concentration? If you are going to be in charge of a large lump of metal travelling at speed, there is only one