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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2008 15:10 
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Related item "Driving ban for 'look, no hands' policeman who raced past speed camera at 73mph with thumbs up"

:-) More words of wisdom from Safe Speed

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/a ... ge_id=1770

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Nice one. :D


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thanks ... :-)

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Certainly noone can argue that it would still have taken place had the camera not been there, it can only be a camera side-effect! I'm very surprised that the police service identified the driver however! :twisted:

Taking your hands off the wheel and eyes off the road at any speed is irresponsible and dangerous; what asinine comments from BROKEN that it has anything to do with the "culture of excessive speed". In fact, how does she know its excessive, when the photo omits any information about the weather, road and traffic conditions?

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:-) thanks ...

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Same Story here too ...
http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/arti ... ls/Driving
%20ban%20for%20'look,%20no%20hands'%20policeman%20who%20raced
%20past%20speed%20camera%20at%2073mph%20with%20thumbs%20up/article.do

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very good

Does brake know speed wasn't the issue?

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RobinXe wrote:
In fact, how does she know its excessive, when the photo omits any information about the weather, road and traffic conditions?


As far as they are concerned he triggered the speed camera, ergo he was going faster than the speed limit ergo his speed was excessive.
I guess.

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Sadly many of my comments have disappeared from the web pages - ah - well... no matter the word got out .... and is still around in places .... :-)

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ree.t wrote:
very good

Does brake know speed wasn't the issue?


Good old Brake....


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SafeSpeedv2 wrote:
Sadly many of my comments have disappeared from the web pages - ah - well... no matter the word got out .... and is still around in places .... :-)


Bloody modern press - they can remove things at the press of a button and no one will ever know. I just read it and it looks like you are disgusted the driver was going 'fast' now


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Which one are you looking at I just hauled this off the Daily Mail website :
Claire Armstrong, of Safe Speed said: "How fortunate for this officer that nothing worse came of this. Such behaviour from a policeman, to whom we should be able to look up and respect, only increases the already floundering respect with which the public perceive the police."

Which is OK.

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