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Power Has Its Drawbacks

Power Has Its Drawbacks

At Motor Blogger we are actively at the forefront of automotive science and investigation. We have discovered for example, that the sort of road and traffic hazards and problems that every motorist faces is exactly and inversely proportional to the car he or she drives. It’s a proven scientific fact.

Your investigator has compared data across the various cars owned over the last five years. The facts show quite clearly that the more powerful and desirable the car the more obstacles are thrown in its way. Comparisons were made using precisely the same stretch of road between two towns. A road that is noted for its driving desirability, incidentally.

The statistics show that a sports car will encounter more tractors and caravans than a standard saloon or hatchback. A hot hatch enrages farm machinery – ensuring that they will never ever pull over into a handy lay-by to allow traffic through – as do cars purchased for their beauty and style like Alfa Romeo‘s for example. Meanwhile, a city car – perceived by many as A Good Thing – will happily hurtle along completely unimpeded. This must tell you something.

Call us paranoid but this smells like a plot. It can’t be the government because they want to squeeze as much money out of motorists as is humanly possible. It certainly isn’t the car manufacturers because they are on our side and want us to have nice cars. So what’s going on? Who is behind it all?

The answer is clear. Over the years the population of Britain has polarised its collective opinion either vehemently for or against cars. There is no longer any middle ground. Those who hate cars are in the ascendant and clearly in cahoots with caravan converts and the farming community. The fact that ’vans have to be towed is irrelevant to the owners and are just seen a necessary evil to promote their dastardly plan. It’s a conspiracy and – just like our seeming inability to rid ourselves of meddlesome transport and exchequer ministers – there is nothing to be done about it. Real motoring may be lost to us forever.

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