Shoelaces As Seen In The News

In the News

Shoelaces occasionally make an appearance in the news, where they have been involved in good and bad, happy and sad events. Here's some excerpts from various news stories involving shoelaces.

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News Story Excerpts – 2012

Accident tied to shoelace

– Observer Today (USA), 03-Nov-2012

Rite Aid car crash (photo: Observer Today)

According to police, the vehicle struck the building after the driver's shoelace interfered with the brake pedal.

Full story on Observer Today website

... traffic ASP suspended after forcing constable to tie his shoelace

– India Today (India), 26-Sep-2012

Constable ties police superintendent VN Tiwari's shoelaces (photo: India Today)

Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday suspended VN Tiwari, additional superintendent of police of Traffic Department for asking a constable to tie his shoelace.

Full story on India Today website

What to expect from the provincial budget

– Montreal Gazette (Canada), 20-Mar-2012

Finance minister Raymond Bachand (photo: Montreal Gazette)

Raymond Bachand, presenting his third budget Tuesday, has eschewed the tradition of Quebec finance ministers, who usually buy new footwear to present their taxing and spending plans.

This year Bachand just bought new laces.

Full story on Montreal Gazette website

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