I'm not sure the residents of that quiet village would agree with you. Especially the ones who rely on the village shop for their provisions which are already in short supply.IF the main thing is that we keep 2 metres away from other humans, also that there is no fuel crisis would somebody please tell me why driving anywhere is dodgy? By the same token it's not always easy to maintain a 2 metre space on a busy pavement and wisely no-one is being nicked due to same circumstance, however I could get pinched if I visited rural Derbyshire keeping hundreds of yards away from anyone.
Personally I reckon I could cough or sneeze more than 2 metres if I was that careless so to do. A sudden sneeze with carrier bags of bogrolls in each hand on a busy high street could well spread something but surely the more considerate person driving to a quieter village to add to their stockpile could potentially spend less time on the pavement walking to a shop passing less people....?
I reckon this is won't be over for many many months and those of us that survive will find ourselves under more surveillance and regimentation then when it started. Glad I'm on the way out in any case!
And, perhaps a tad off-topic what utter heroes NHS staff are, thank you, thank you and thank you again...
But I don't think it is dodgy driving to the shops. That is what most of us do.
The main problem is driving 20 or more miles say to a beach to get the daily exercise. Many are doing it when there is no need to. Also driving needs to be kept to a minimum - necessary journeys. Everyday there are traffic accidents, these have to be dealt with by the emergency services putting them at risk and also further stretching the NHS. You are far more likely to have an accident driving 20-30 miles than 2 miles down to the local shops.
I do agree with you about the NHS though, yes, utter heroes.