View Full Version : Octagenarian dare devil

The Bigfella
08-12-2008, 01:04 AM

Yep - its life in the fast lane for this old codger.

He's toddling along a dedicated high speed bus-only transit way - which has a 50 mph speed limit for the buses. they missed him by inches!

Domesticated_Mr. Know It All
08-12-2008, 01:23 AM
He's probably headed to the store for some cigarettes.

Three Cedars
08-12-2008, 02:44 AM
That's nothing , my Aunt has this thing about going on exits in the wrong direction , according to my legally blind Uncle who could tell something wasn't quite right !

.... you do have to admire these old folks on their 3 and 4 wheeled scooters , they aren't quite ready to give up their independence.

Paul Fitzgerald
08-12-2008, 05:09 AM
At least its a four wheeler.
I have seen a few old folk who came a cropper on the three wheelers.
Power in a turn, forces full lock, over we go and break hips, ribs and other bits.

08-12-2008, 06:13 AM
I guess it's one way to guarantee not ending up in a nursing home .

08-12-2008, 06:15 AM
Live fast die young!! Must be age relative.............??

The Bigfella
08-12-2008, 06:33 AM
Thankfully Mum never got one of those. She did escape the hostel once and set out to walk to our place. She would have crossed that busway if it had been built then - and given she took the easy option each corner she came to ........