Vatican’s ‘driving commandments’
The Vatican has issued a set of “10 commandments” for motorists to promote safer driving. The “Guidelines for the Pastoral Care of the Road” call on drivers to respect speed limits, refrain from drinking before driving and avoid cursing.
Roman Catholics are also urged to make the sign of the cross before setting off on a journey.
This is said to be the first time the Vatican has specifically dealt with the growing worldwide problem of road rage.
‘Occasion of sin’
The 36-page document was put together by the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Migrants and Itinerant People.
“Thou shalt not drive and drink”, “thou shalt not make rude gestures behind the steering wheel” and “help accident victims” are among the 10 recommendations for motorists.Â Read more here