If, like me, you haven’t got your christmas tree up yet but you are wondering how you are going to transport it home, then we would like to suggest perhaps not transporting it the same way as this driver.
This ‘lumberjack’ was spotted by a Safety Camera Unit investigator based in Plymouth for the Peninsula Road Safety Partnership.
In a tweet, @Safety_Cam_Ply said:
“Shocking image spotted on the A38 by one of our speed camera vans over the weekend.
“We all know it’s a hectic time of year in the run up to Christmas…
“But please consider the suitability of your vehicle if transporting such a large load”.
Although, to be fair, most people probably won’t have the dilemma of how to transport such a large tree, as people tend to go for 5-6ft versions of the trees rather than a 25ft version…
Officers said the van was spotted on the Plymouth-bound carriageway between Deep Lane junction and Marsh Mills at about 13:20 GMT on Saturday.
The image, as you would expect, has attracted loads of comments on social media:
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