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How much wood would a car carry?

25.05.2016 From our online archive
A car totally overloaded with wood and furniture, to such an extent that only the driver had a small space, was stopped by surprised police just over the border in Germany on Tuesday.

A car totally overloaded with wood and furniture, to such an extent that only the driver had a small space, was stopped by surprised police just over the border in Germany on Tuesday.

The bizarre and dangerously loaded car, with wood on the roof, protruding from the boot, and sticking out of windows, was spotted in the small Moselle town of Bernkastel-Kues.

“The car was packed full with a combination of wood, laths, and old furniture and despite all this, the driver still had a bit of room on his seat”, explained the bemused police, pointing out that view of the rear and sides of the vehicle were absolutely impossible.

The young driver explained that load was for furniture in his home and also firewood for winter.

He was ordered to unload his “treasure” immediately, and make several trips instead and of course the police have 'logged' the misdemeanor.