Sunday, December 28, 2014

Canada to consider mandatory driver training after series of high-profile road accidents

Scotland Street crash

Authorities in Canada are considering compulsory driver licensing after a rash of embarrassing road accidents.

Canada is one of the few advanced nations that does not require any kind of testing before new drivers are allowed on the road. "That's a headache," said police spokesperson Wanda Dunkelwasser. "Basically you've got folks getting off the airplane from Nairobi or Calcutta who never drove anything more powerful than an ox-cart. Next thing you know they're behind the wheel of a 300 horsepower police car or even a bus or a street car. Shit's gonna happen!"


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