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A New Zealand man caught driving at more than twice the legal speed limit claimed he needed to step on the gas in order to blow-dry his car. Roger Daniel, 37, offered the novel excuse after he was nabbed traveling at over 120 kilometers per hour in a 50 kph zone in the northern town of Whangarei, the DominionPost newspaper reported. "I have a bad back and just thought I would do that instead of having to chamois(麂皮,羚羊皮) it dry," he told police. The explanation failed to impress: Daniel was fined $191 and had his licence suspended for six months.