Don’t blame it on the sunshine, don’t blame it on the moonlight, don’t blame it on the good times ― blame it on the wind.
When police officers in Western Australia stopped a speeding Holden Rodeo pickup truck in Bootenal on Monday, the unidentified driver claimed to be exceeding the legal limit because “the wind was pushing me.”
Three Springs Police posted a photograph of the driver’s booking sheet on Twitter:
The motorist was fined $200 AUS (around $150 U.S.) for driving 10 mph over the 68 mph limit.
Fellow tweeters were quick to poke fun at the bizarre explanation: