- The City of Johannesburg has decided to use Mr Smeg's poor driving habits as a teachable moment for Mzansi social media users
- The irresponsible Mr Smeg was hitting speeds of around 120km/hr all while holding a kettle in his hand
- Mzansi social media users had mixed reactions with many taking the opportunity to criticise the city for its own wrongdoings in the comments section
The City of Johannesburg is hoping to raise awareness about road safety while at the same time throwing a little jab at Mr Smeg for his irresponsible driving.
The City took to its official Twitter account, sharing an incredible snap of Mr Smeg in his luxury vehicle, clocking speeds of around 120km/hr all while holding a kettle in his hand.
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The backlash from City of Joburg
Naturally, the recklessness of the situation elicited a response from government officials who used the shocking image as a teaching moment.
"For 10 marks, what's wrong with this photo? #JoburgRoadSafety #SaferJoburg ^GZ," wrote the city.
Social media reactions
While some social media users took to their replies with a sense of humour, others took to the golden opportunity to criticise the city for its own wrong-doings.
Check out some of the comments below:
"The car is being towed"
"Mr Smeg you are driving while the other hand is carrying a kettle"
@tebzanewtral took the opportunity to air a grievance:
"Well I had no electricity in my complex from last Wednesday till yesterday, I wonder what would I be doing with a kettle"
@Yamkela__N had a cheeky questions:
"For Just 5Marks When Will You @CityofJoburgZA Fix The Problem Of Abandoned Buildings In The CBD ?"
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@ClammyHarambe humorously wrote:
"The kettle is not wearing a seatbelt..."
More outrageous road news
In some more unbelievable news from our roads, Briefly News previously reported that a traffic warden has been taught a lesson of his life by a motorist and many can't stop laughing over the incident.
In a video making the rounds on social media, the officer got into the man's car despite the fact that the latter committed no offence. The motorist decided to speed off and the officer called on Jesus and appealed to the driver to let him alight.
The driver obliged him and the officer immediately got out of the vehicle.
Viewers are tickled
"Next time, he won't try it again."
"This is the most funkiest video this June."
"I’ve watched this more than 5 times and I’m still laughing."
"it’s the Jesus for me o."
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