Blind Man charged with reckless driving - blames seeing-eye dog for wreck
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In an act of stunning stupidity, a Georgia man was charged for driving a golf cart, using a human to tell him what to do:
Samuel McClain of Stockbridge, Georgia, drove a golf cart along two
miles of cart paths last summer to arrive at a Mexican restaurant.
Peachtree City police say a friend acted as McClain's eyes, telling him
where to steer.
His attorney says McClain managed to park the cart safely -- but then
his seeing-eye dog pawed the accelerator, and the cart lurched into a
Of course, a guide horse would never step on an accelerator in such an unsafe way, and
it would most likely refuse to ride in a golf cart with a blind person at the wheel.
By the way, blind people who like to drive can enjoy other safe sports, such as this motor
sport, where blind drivers get a chance to drive again:
MD Blind Motor Sports is a new, non-profit organization that is trying to make everyone able to drive a race car.
“Even some professional racers from Fonda offered to be the "eyes" for the drivers and guide them around the track. Marty thought this was the greatest thing he had ever done and decided he wanted to get more blind drivers out on the track and maybe even start there own circuit”
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