A 76 year old man drove his brand new Aston Martin convertible out of the dealership. Taking off down the road, he fired it quickly to 80 mph, enjoying the wind blowing through what little hair he had left. ‘Amazing,’ he thought as he flew down the M4, pushing the pedal even harder.
Looking in his rear view mirror however, he saw the police car coming up behind him, blue lights flashing. He floored it to 100 mph, then 120, then 150. Suddenly he thought, ‘What am I doing? I’m too old for this,’ and pulled over on the hard shoulder to await the arrival of the police car.
Pulling in behind him, the police driver walked up to the sports car, looked at his watch and said, ‘Sir, my shift ends in 12 minutes. Today is Friday. If you can give me a reason for speeding that I’ve never heard before, I’ll let you go.’ The old gentleman paused. Then said, ‘Years ago, my wife ran off with a motorway police officer. I thought it was you bringing her back.’ ‘Have a good day, Sir, ‘ replied the policeman!