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When you're wearing impractical shoes to go out or when you want to duck out to the local shops quickly, it's tempting to drive without shoes on. Wearing thong or high heels while driving can be dangerous so the next best option is to just take them off and drive sans shoes. But is it legal to do this? Let's find out.
Driving around Manhattan can hardly be considered driving because there's so much damn traffic and construction and crazy taxis and people on the street. Most of the time you're "driving," you're actually just stopped or digging your car out of a pothole, or are constantly avoiding accidents or dodging human bodies. You're certainly not hitting 240 freaking green lights in a row. That would be impossible.
Since 2014, a 300km section of the Stuart Highway north of Alice Springs has had a "derestricted" speed limit. Basically, you could drive as fast as you like.
But that era is due to come to an end, with the Labor Party confirming it would reinstate a 130km/h speed limit on the road "as soon as possible".
Way back in 2008 BMW revealed an especially outlandish concept car called the GINA Light Visionary Model that traded metal body panels for a flexible lycra-like fabric wrapped around the vehicle. It wasn't exactly pretty, which makes it harder to understand why Puma would use it as inspiration for a new shoe.