Your Hump-Day Recess: How Not To Dodge A Parking Ticket

You have to admire people for their sheer audacity. Or perhaps it’s stubbornness. In any case, this gentleman in Walthamstow, East London was determined not to have his car impounded after one parking ticket too many. As the video shows, he jumped in his car and backed right off the rear of the flatbed truck (okay, lorry).

Truth be told, it was a reckless thing to do – there could have been people behind him. Fortunately, no one was hurt, though the metallic sound coming from the Vauxhall Astra suggests that the owner might have been better off paying the fine.

Your Hump Day Recess: Every Wednesday LifeSafer brings you something a little different, related to the worlds of road safety, to ease your progress over Hump Day and through the week.

Previous Hump Days: car safety, animals, posters. traffic jams, more posters, fake microbrews a German Ignition Interlock spoof from 1960, a Star Wars anti-drunk driving messageour Top 10 Worst Crash Tests, a different kind of Anti-DUI message, and Budweiser’s dogged anti-DUI campaign.