Interesting .......

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Interesting .......

Postby sirmy » 27 Apr 2012, 8:29pm


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Re: Interesting .......

Postby eileithyia » 27 Apr 2012, 10:24pm

agreed, it was not unusual to see someone on our local football stadium car park having a lesson, while in another corner parents would be teaching their kids to ride their bikes.
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Re: Interesting .......

Postby PRL » 28 Apr 2012, 7:49pm

What I find most interesting / chilling is the lack of custodial sentence for the other 5 drivers who "merely" carelessly killed a cyclist . The presence/absence of a licence seems trivial in comparison.

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Re: Interesting .......

Postby Phil_Lee » 29 Apr 2012, 1:16am

So from those sentences, we can assume that the courts actually do see a driving licence as a licence to kill.

Chilling, but hardly surprising, that if we want justice we cannot rely on the courts.