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就是任性!父亲开坦克送儿子上学

2014-12-19    来源:Globaltimes    【      美国外教 在线口语培训

Father takes kids to school in tank
就是任性!军迷父亲开坦克送儿子上学


据外媒报道,坐宝马、法拉利、劳斯莱斯等名车上学足以令人注目,不过论震撼程度,一定不及坐坦克。英国北安普敦郡男子米德拥有120多辆装甲车和坦克,他每天都会驾驶其中一辆载两个儿子上学,每次都把其他司机吓到。

A military enthusiast father has found an unusual way to make sure his children never miss a day at school whatever the weather - by dropping them off in his 17-ton tank.

The £2 million ($3.1 million) collection of military vehicles of Nick Mead means his sons Ashley, 13, and 16-year-old Danny can choose from a number of road-legal tanks in which to be dropped off to school.



While the unusual mode of transport might mean they miss out on the odd snow day, Mead said he loved seeing the looks on other parents' faces. He often drives his 17-ton FV432 armored personnel carrier teasing police and surprising fellow motorists by revving its eight-liter, two stroke engine.

"The police often grin or look the other way and most of them don't know what to do, it's not every day you see a tank rolling into town," Mead said. "It's sometimes difficult when I drive it down hills, we'd had some close calls, and I took the fuel cap off a bus once when it got too close …But in my 20 years driving tanks I've never had once crash, I'm always extremely careful, especially with the kids."

The owner of tank driving events company Tanks A Lot Ltd bought his first armored vehicle, a FV433 Abbot, for £1,750 more than 20 years ago. Since then, he has amassed a fleet of more than 95 operational tanks. (Globaltimes)


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