Under the rules of intergalactic travel, it’s illegal to travel through an asteroid belt without coming to a complete stop and looking both ways before proceeding. There’d been far too many accidents in the past. Too many pieces of space vehicles and their former occupants floating among the asteroids.
Increased patrols around the asteroid belt had helped stem the carnage, but every once in a while some hotshot in a sports saucer decided to tempt fate and try to run the belt.
The Solarian space constable just sighed and shook his head.
What was the dummy in the roadster thinking?