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    Thumbs Up South Yorkshire Traffic Cops

    I was driving back from the garden center earlier and a few cars ahead was a Police T5.

    as the road went to two lanes i stayed in the left as i needed to turn left a bit further up and the T5 moved in the right hand lane.
    the left lane was moving slightly quicker than right hand lane (by slightly quicker i mean 6MPH instead of 5MPH )

    anyhow i caught up with the T5 and went slightly passed then the T5 had a sudden burst of accellation and pull up beside me.

    My window was slightly open and i noticed the police officer winding down his window and looking at me so i did the same expecting to be asked to pull over or something.
    anyhow to my supprise the police office shouts

    "aye'up mate nice car"

    My reply a rather shooked "thanks"

    the conversation then went alone the lines of

    PO "so how much power is she putting out?"
    Me "300 from the prodrive performance pack"
    PO (in a joking fashion) "Nice but mine beats that with 320"
    me (whilst laughing) "nice but at least i own mine"
    PO "true but i don't pay for fuel"
    me "good point and funny you should say that as i'm off the shell garage right now"
    PO (laughing) "well have a good day"
    me "like wise"

    the traffic lights changed and we both drove off

    i was supprised as this is the first time my car has had any attention for the police and i really thought he was going to ask me to pull over especaially as i had a few bags of gravel in the boot so it was riding a little lower than normal at the back.
    Just goes to show they are human after all

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    ahhhh at last!!!!

    Wasnt tim scothern was it? The famous traffic cop lol
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    Just shows some traffic cops do genuinely have an interest in cars and are human
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    Traffic cop i dealt with the other day was human too.

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    you should have asked him for a race lol (private road though )
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    Quote Originally Posted by Donny Hodge View Post
    ahhhh at last!!!!

    Wasnt tim scothern was it? The famous traffic cop lol
    don't know, didn't get time to ask his name.


    Quote Originally Posted by wayneGSI View Post
    you should have asked him for a race lol (private road though )
    don't think his sense of humor was that good

    although if i didn't have half a ton of gravel in the boot i may of suggested a drag race to 40mph (Ali G style )

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    Nice for a copper to get some positive feedback


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    Quote Originally Posted by GTE_LET View Post
    Nice for a copper to get some positive feedback
    thats why i thought i would post it.

    everyone seems to be very quick slag the police off but at the end of the day they are just doing a job like the rest of us.

    I suppose if you read between the lines he may have spoke to me on purpose to see how i reacted as its not every day you see young lad in such a high performance car (unless they have stolen it). maybe if i had acted suspisious he may have pulled me over but since i have nothing to hide we had a small amount of banter and went on our merry ways with no inconvince to either of us.

    Good policing if you ask me

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