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KEEP YER BUTT’s IN YER CAR!
Hey smokers, I’m talking to you! I hate to point out any specific group of people, because I hate have 3 fingers pointing back at me. But, and this is an important distinction, I have never, EVER thrown a red hot burning object out of my car. I know most smokers don’t either, and to you I apologize in advance.
Every firefighter, every parks official, every person with the wit to draw breath knows California is in the midst of the driest season in recent memory. The grass, brush, and trees are dry, seasoned, and ready to burst into flame at the introduction of heat. It doesn’t even need to be much heat, a single spark is all it’s gonna take. Then POOF!
So why in the past 2 days have I seen more people than ever flicking their butts out their windows? Is it some kind of IQ test they are failing? Is it some kind of finger extension to the basic’s of fire science? Is it a “brain-fart”?
Come on smokers! I don’t care if you are in the process of killing yourself, it’s your life. But, once that butt of yours flies out your car/truck/van window and into the tinder dry roadside “growth” then you are threatening me and my family.
How about it…use that ashtray . . . . . .