The Best Excuse For Speeding

A fellow bought a new Mercedes and was out on the interstate for a nice evening drive. The top was down, the breeze was blowing through what was left of his hair and he decided to open her up.

As the needle jumped up to 80 mph he suddenly saw a flashing red and blue light behind him.

Theres no way they can catch a Mercedes, he thought to himself and opened her up further. His needle hit 90, 100, 110. Then the reality of the situation hit him.

What the heck am I doing? he thought and pulled over.

The cop came up to him, took his license without a word, and examined it and the car. Finally he came to the window looking steadily at the driver and said, Ive had a tough shift and this is my last pull over. I dont feel like more paperwork so if you can give me an excuse for your driving that I havent heard before, you can go!

The driver blinked only once while his brain scrambled for a reply. Last week my wife ran off with a cop, he said, and I was afraid you were trying to give her back!

Off you go, said the officer.

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