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Old 04-22-2015, 03:16 PM
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Traffic Chaos on M74 As Dog Takes Control of Tractor

Don the collie leaps on mini tractor as farmer tends to lamb in South Lanarkshire field before leaning on controls of vehicle that ploughs across motorway carriageway

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Anyone who has travelled on a rush-hour motorway will be no stranger to a traffic jam.
But motorists on the M74 may be surprised to learn the cause of their latest tailback: a runaway tractor driven by a sheepdog.
Don the collie dog inadvertently caused chaos after leaping into the tractor while his farmer owner was looking the other way.
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They cleared the motorway, near Abington in South Lanarkshire, within half an hour, with Don reunited with his owner at his nearby farm.
Mr Hamilton, who has run the sheep farm for 52 years, said: "I was out in the mini tractor and had stepped out of it to get a lamb which looked like it was about to get out of the gate.
"I had not put the brake on the tractor and when I turned round I got a fright as the vehicle was careering down the hill, through a gate and onto the M74."
He added: "Don was fine and did not bark during the incident."
The public were alerted to the unusual scene by Traffic Scotland, who tweeted to say there was a road traffic incidence “due to dog taking control of tractor”.
“Nope, not joking,” it added. “Farmer and police at scene, vehicle in central res. #maycausetailbacks".
They later declared it “the weirdest thing we have ever reported”.
A Traffic Scotland spokesman said: "The dog accidentally leaned on the controls and the vehicle made its way out of the field and onto the M74."

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/ukne...a-tractor.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-...-west-32411621
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/...parks-the-puns

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Re: Traffic Chaos on M74 As Dog Takes Control of Tractor

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He added: "Don was fine and did not bark during the incident."
This...was no accident.

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Re: Traffic Chaos on M74 As Dog Takes Control of Tractor

hope someone caught it on dashcam or mobile phone lol

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Re: Traffic Chaos on M74 As Dog Takes Control of Tractor

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I knew it wasn't just a twisted cartoon.
Damn antichrist is what he is.

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Re: Traffic Chaos on M74 As Dog Takes Control of Tractor

My favorite part..."Don was fine and did not bark during the incident."
I copied and posted, then saw Mike's reply..

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Re: Traffic Chaos on M74 As Dog Takes Control of Tractor

did not bark during the incident.

Who the fuck cares in the dog barked or not

Why all the Baltimore news coverage?
This is headline worthy.

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