The First Speeding Ticket Ever Issued

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Back in the 1890s, the legal speed limit was 2 mph (3.2 km/h) in the UK. Well, that was in populated areas like towns. Elsewhere, it was 4 mph (6.4 k/h). Crazy, right?

Picture this. January 28, 1896. Paddock Wood, Kent. A gentleman named Walter Arnold decided to be reckless and drive through the village in his horseless carriage (a German-made Benz) at…

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Poet, photographer, writer, author, co-founder of Auroras & Blossoms / PoArtMo, and (co-)creator of literary forms. https://creativeramblings.com.

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Cendrine Marrouat

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Poet, photographer, writer, author, co-founder of Auroras & Blossoms / PoArtMo, and (co-)creator of literary forms. https://creativeramblings.com.

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