“And with a little thought any man would realise that the lounge is not the place in which to work on car engines.”—Mr. Justice Baker during recent divorce proceedings.
” Putting the internal combustion engine into cars was one of the most disastrous decisions in the history of engineering.”—Dr. Stephen Black, Director of the Nuffield Foundation’s Psycho-Physiological Research Unit, advocating electric propulsion in Science journal. The opinion expressed is not very kind to the late Lord Nuffield, who founded the Research Unit with part of a fortune amassed by selling i.c.-engined cars!
“I resigned because I was tired of waging war against the motorist. I have found it impossible to ignore that the Courts, too, seem to make motorists their main target. The motorist who makes a simple mistake is often more seriously punished than the person who deliberately sets out to commit a crime.”— Ex-Police Constable James Wylie, resigning from the Glasgow Police Force after six years service to look for a job in Australia.