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Oh God, Here We Go Again.

Discussion in 'Get it off your chest' started by mike-carter, Aug 13, 2019.

  1. timmytree

    timmytree Very Active

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    Your mother in law picks your nose and scratches your willy?:D
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  2. sidney

    sidney Keyboard Hero

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    As I've said before, these statistics are totally meaningless unless compared to other driving behaviour. For example, how much more likely are you to cause an accident if you're driving while angry? Or if you've just been made redundant? Or if you're on hay-fever medication? Or if you're left handed? The possibilities are endless. They already know that certain age groups are more dangerous on the roads than others, so why not ban those?
    You can keep chipping away at people whose driving behaviour is more hazardous than others, but by the time you've finished, there'll be nobody left fit to drive safely. The roads then will be 100 percent safe because there'll be nobody using them. And that is the only thing that will satisfy the more over zealous campaigners who fail to understand the meaning of the word "accident".
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  3. Wild Bill

    Wild Bill co2 Pistol Enthusiast & Western fan

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    Sleaford, Lincs and North Wales
    As a biker who has lost a good friend to a car driver using a mobile at the time of the accident I suppose I am bit biased. But hey ho, I have given up caring about anything this government will or can do. Carry on.
  4. RedKen

    RedKen Me head's a shed.

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    I never answer the mobile if it goes off when I'm driving. There is nothing so important as it can't wait until I have got to where I'm going and then answer it.
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  5. Dicer

    Dicer Donator

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    This is nothing new it was proven years ago that speaking via a hands free connection especially to someone not present causes accidents, my kids don’t ring me anymore while driving as they know I will hang up if I know they’re driving.
    Before I retired I worked for a national company with around 7000 vans a few years ago it became gross misconduct and instant dismissal if caught using a phone while driving including hands free, they didn’t bring that in just to pee people off.

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