Man…if only I had a car-B-Q
I really enjoy teaching driver training to just about anyone. Not only do I spend time and energy giving out detailed information, but I also enjoy having fun with it. Recently in one of the classes I was teaching at Young Drivers of Canada, we discussed what can cause your vehicle to lose traction. My students were creative in their answers and at some point, it got interesting.
Besides the typical answers of snow, ice and rain, my students also came up with gravel, leaves and debris. When I asked what kind of debris, I was thinking they would have said flattened boxes or garbage on the road. Nope. They came up with road kill. Of course a creative class like this would come up with this answer, so I went with it.
I continued to play along and asked them, “Wouldn’t it be a good idea if you could scoop it up and then cook it on your ‘Car-B-Q’?” I’m not talking about a barbeque that looks like part of a car (although that would be cool) . Imagine a device in your vehicle that can barbeque food while you drive. The heat from your engine can travel through pipes under your vehicle all the way to your trunk and cook food like a slow cooker. What a fantastic idea they thought.
Imagine having a hot breakfast ready for you when you get to work. Or perhaps a hot meat ready after you make that long commute home from work. No more intensive work in the kitchen after you arrive home. You just have to open up that ‘Car-B-Q’, grab a plate and off you go.
With millions of vehicles on the road each day, perhaps I should invent such a thing and see if I can find investors to make this dream a reality. Imagine the smell of beef or pork – or squirrel – wafting through your vehicle as you drive. I can almost taste it now.