Skating Not (quite) A Crime
While busy spending $$$ billions boring giant subterranean tunnels to encourage more polluting traffic, the Queensland government imposed fines for skateboarding at night. They cited safety issues with a straight face but offered no road toll or injury statistics to support the ban.
For those unfamiliar with rock eating monster machinery, the image on the left is a $50 million, 250 metre long, 13 metre high, 4000 tonne TBM (Tunnel Boring Machine). For those familiar with TBM’s, the image on the right is a skateboard.