Originally Posted by Smartstream
I always find the idea of a smart on a dolly as interesting. They are rear wheel drive so a dolly doesn't do much.
By the way smart is spelled with a lower case "s" and it stands for Swatch Mercedes ART. It was conceived by Nicolas Hayek, the co-founder of Swatch and built as a joint venture with Mercedes. Also saying smart car is kind of like saying Ford Car or Chevy Car.
He was towing it backwards.
The other one was parked behind the class A, no hitch in site and the plates were from different states. I'm thinking the class A was in town for a visit and the smart was local.
I didn't know that about the smart brand of vehicle, just assumed it was the name. I won't capitalize it anymore then.
I've always heard everyone else say 'smart car', so I just passed it along. Everyone says "scotch tape" but it's really Scotch brand cellophane tape. It's just one of those things that gets into the vernacular.