Anorak | Driven To Distraction

Driven To Distraction

by | 27th, July 2004

‘ACCORDING to the official Anorak Vehicle Handbook, British drivers upset by another motorist’s antics “should stop, take a deep breath and count to ten thousand”.

A German driver

While this has proven a popular tactic with drivers who routinely use the M25, drivers in Japan prefer a different method.

Over there, any driver deemed to have wronged another motorist is invited to fall up on his own car aerial, sharpened to a point for such a purpose.

But the boffins at Toyota would prefer their most honourable customers to live, and, the Telegraph reports, they’ve come up with a modern new system to achieve their goal.

The “vehicle expression system” will allow cars to “express functions, such as a crying or laughing”, it says on the company’s patent, which

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