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Vatican issues 10 Commandments for driving

The Vatican today published a 35-page document detailing proper road use and the rules of car ownership. The centerpiece of the "Guidelines for the Pastoral Care of the Road" is a collection of 10 "commandments" for drivers.



"Cars tend to bring out the 'primitive' side of human beings, thereby producing rather unpleasant results," the document reads. "Cars particularly lend themselves to being used by their owners to show off, and as a means for outshining other people and arousing a feeling of envy."

Drivers must avoid behaving in an "unsatisfactory and even barely human manner" when driving. They must also refrain from "unbalanced behavior ... impoliteness, rude gestures, cursing, [and] blasphemy."

The Ten Commandments for road use are as follows: