11. Failing to Stop at a Stop Sign


A: Is there a problem, officer?

B: Did you not notice that stop sign that you ran through?

A: I'm sorry, I didn't even notice it.

B: You didn't see it?

A: I honestly couldn't see it because of the bushes growing over it.

B: That's true. Those bushes are a problem.

A: I swear that I didn't mean to run it.

B: I can understand why you didn't stop for it.

A: Are you going to give me a ticket today, sir?

B: Under the circumstances, I think I'm just going to let you go with a warning.

A: Thanks a lot.

B: No problem. Next time, just pay closer attention.


A: What's the problem?

B: There was a stop sign back there that you didn't stop for.

A: I really didn't see it.

B: How'd you miss it?

A: I only saw bushes at the intersection.

B: Those bushes are covering the stop sign.

A: I really didn't mean to run it.

B: I see why you didn't stop.

A: Are you still going to write me a ticket?

B: No, I'm just going to let you go.

A: Thanks for being so understanding.

B: That's all right. Make sure to look closely next time.


A: What's up, officer?

B: Are you aware that you ran through that stop sign?

A: There was a stop sign?

B: How could you not notice it?

A: If there really was a stop sign, I couldn't see it because of the overgrown bushes.

B: You're right. The bushes are covering the sign.

A: If I saw the stop sign, I would've stopped for it.

B: Now that I think about it, I can see how you missed it.

A: Am I getting a ticket for this?

B: I'll let you off with a warning.

A: Thank you, I really do appreciate that.

B: Don't worry about it. I need to have something done about those bushes.

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