Audi13 October 2016
A recent study concluded you’re more likely to meet your premature end run over by a driver of an expensive car than despatched by someone driving a shed.*
The driver of a posh car will have reached a station in life at which they’ve forgotten simple things like not roaring through red lights, not blocking pavements, not emerging from behind parked vehicles and forcing others to take evasive measures.
In short the average Audi driver is a selfish arse, believing themselves entitled by their financial outlay or company lease arrangement to impose their presence on other road and pavement/sidewalk users.
This of course applies to owners of other posh marques, but it’s Audi’s turn in the actinic glare from the spotlight of my disapproval right now.
I’m not going to catalogue every incident, let’s just say that I’m confirming Audi have taken over from BMW in my little black Book of Bastards.
This morning the very best incident though was a car in queuing, inching, traffic; its driver obviously not paying attention as the car weaved over the line I was attempting to avoid crossing. I thought ‘phone’ but I was wrong. By the time I drew level with the blonde airhead I could see her rummaging in her make-up bag, presumably looking for just the right grade of brush. The temptation to wind my window down, to ask that she get up 20 minutes earlier to complete her task as she obviously needed the extra time… well, the urge subsided quickly.
Driving a black Vauxhall executive thing though. Ah, perhaps I need to start another book?
*A British term for a motor vehicle which has seen better days.