Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Ladies on a Road Trip

Sitting on the side of the road waiting to catch speeding drivers, a
Massachusetts state trooper sees a car puttering along at 24 mph. He
thinks to himself, "This driver is as dangerous as a speeder!" So he
turns on his lights and pulls the driver over.

Approaching the car, he notices that there are five elderly ladies -
two in the front seat, and three in the back, wide-eyed and white as

The driver, obviously confused, says to him, "Officer, I don't
understand. I was going the exact speed limit. What seems to be the

The trooper, trying to contain a chuckle, explains to her that "24"
was the Route number, not the speed limit.

A bit embarrassed, the woman grinned and thanked the officer for
pointing out her error.

"But before you go, Ma'am, I have to ask, "is everyone in this car OK?
These women seem awfully shaken."

"Oh, they'll be all right in a minute, officer. We just got off Route 128."

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