Driving to work

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Driving to work

by: Radar Identified on
Thu Apr 08, 2010 4:07 pm

Yesterday afternoon I was driving to work. On the DVP, the electronic road sign read: "GARDINER MOVING SLOWLY BEYOND YONGE TO HIGHWAY 427." Okay, normal... Got onto the Gardiner from the DVP... As I was joining the ramp, traffic was starting to back up. Well, that's far earlier than advertised, and usually they're reasonably accurate with the Gardiner backups. Turns out, they were right.

About half-way between the on-ramp from the DVP and the exit to Jarvis/Sherbourne, there was a taxi in the right lane, REVERSING ON THE GARDINER. Everyone had to dodge around this clown. I'm amazed he wasn't killed. (Okay, this isn't the first time I've seen someone back up on a freeway but it's still a shock when you do see it.)

Penalty for this offence is 2 demerit points and an $85 set fine and $110 total payable. Section 157 (1) of the HTA.
* The above is NOT legal advice. By acting on anything I have said, you assume responsibility for any outcome and consequences. *
http://www.OntarioTicket.com OR http://www.OHTA.ca


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by: FyreStorm on
Thu Apr 08, 2010 5:16 pm

It may be legal where he's from...


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by: Reflections on
Thu Apr 08, 2010 7:17 pm

FyreStorm wrote:It may be legal where he's from...
Hey, that's not PC...... I'm starting to like you Fyre :D
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