diy wrote:I think the police propaganda machine likes to put the scare out so that urban myth says you'll get nicked
I don't see why not if they put out this sort of crap.
Police Inspector Harry Simpson feels those who have hailed Chris as a hero are those who don’t consider speeding a serious offence.
“It is an unpleasant sight to come across the severed limbs of victims and then take on the task of informing families of these victims that their loved one is in a serious condition in hospital – or even worse,” said Inspector Simpson.
“Those who do not agree with speed enforcement will no doubt speed themselves.”
The worst crash I ever dealt with, 4 dead, 1 seriously injured, occurred with the vehicle entirely inside the speed limit but driving too fast to take the bend. The driver was also pissed. But he wasn't anywhere nearing the speed limit for that road, 60mph. Until driving a car is no longer accepted as some sort of God given right, until driving instruction and the test is given at least to IAM standards, and until drivers as prosecuted, and banned for 'bad' driving immediately, then road deaths are unlikely to be reduced much further, especially by this false front self justifying bullshit from the police.
"I do not agree with what you say, but I'll defend to the death my right to be offended by it."