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Cops bust man who was 'teaching dog to drive'


Posted on Tuesday, 31 March, 2020 | Comment icon 9 comments

Dogs don't make good car drivers. Image Credit: CC BY-SA 4.0 Ildar Sagdejev
No, teaching your dog how to drive a car is not an appropriate use of your time during self-isolation.
Officers in Washington State found themselves in a high-speed car chase on Sunday after members of the public called the authorities to report a vehicle that was driving erratically.

The car's driver tried to escape the cops at speeds of up to 100mph before officers were eventually forced to use spike strips to bring the speeding culprit to a standstill.

When they approached the car however, they discovered a dog in the driver's seat.

The owner, who had been steering, told police that he had been teaching the dog to drive.
"I wish I could make this up," said State Trooper Heather Axtman. "I've been a trooper for almost 12 years and wow, I've never heard this excuse. I've been in a lot of high-speed chases, I've stopped a lot of cars, and never have I gotten an excuse that they were teaching their dog how to drive."

The dog's owner has since been arrested and charged with a string of offenses including reckless endangerment, driving under the influence and felony eluding.

The dog is now being cared for at a local animal shelter.



Source: Lad Bible | Comments (9)


Tags: Dog, Car


Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by third_eye on 31 March, 2020, 12:54
Lock down the space stations, he might make a run for Mars...  ~
Comment icon #2 Posted by acute on 31 March, 2020, 13:47
Sadly, my 'Holden Retriever' joke only works in Oz.  
Comment icon #3 Posted by and then on 31 March, 2020, 15:21
Could have been MUCH worse.  He could have been training a Beagle.  They get willful at times and they are ALWAYS mouthy!  
Comment icon #4 Posted by Taun on 31 March, 2020, 15:36
How ridiculous! Everyone knows dogs can't drive! Thats for cats...
Comment icon #5 Posted by LucidElement on 3 April, 2020, 3:21
Who comes out on top of that one? the dog who now knows how to drive or the cop who gave a ticket to a man who was teaching an animal to drive lol.
Comment icon #6 Posted by DavidDownUnder on 9 April, 2020, 8:24
I'm hanging out for the 'Driving Miss Davy' meme with Morgan Freeman replaced by a black labrador . . .
Comment icon #7 Posted by acute on 9 April, 2020, 16:38
How do pets reach the pedals? 
Comment icon #8 Posted by third_eye on 9 April, 2020, 16:59
A chihuahua on each pedal...  ~
Comment icon #9 Posted by acute on 9 April, 2020, 17:03
Teamwork!   Got it. 


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