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Trucker Fined For Not Speaking English

by | 21st, July 2008

MANUEL Castillo has been driving for 20 years.

Like our patron Old Mr Anorak, he probably drives wearing tan driving gloves, a Cambridge flat cap, with a travel clock on the dashboard and a scale model silver effigy of a rutting stag attached fast to the bonnet.

Mr Castillo is driving through Alabama in a truck filled with onions. He is not speeding.

An officer pulls him over. After a brief exchange he is handed a $500 ticket for being a “non-English-speaking driver.”

Says he: “It just doesn’t seem fair to be ticketed if I

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