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It may also jolt her into taking genuine action to change her behaviour. Jail would be real, a driving ban is just another social media post.
Amen! How long before she kills someone? My mrs used to quite like her and watch her TV stuff back in day, she does have a heart and a conscious down there somewhere, she has been surrounded by the wrong people which has helped create this monster (plus society and the Instagram generation etc) but she deserves and needs to be locked up.

I am fed up of incidents like this not being taken seriously enough. Too many people die on our roads every year from poor driving (speed, distance, distractions, drink, drugs). It needs to stop.
 

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Amen! How long before she kills someone? My mrs used to quite like her and watch her TV stuff back in day, she does have a heart and a conscious down there somewhere, she has been surrounded by the wrong people which has helped create this monster (plus society and the Instagram generation etc) but she deserves and needs to be locked up.

I am fed up of incidents like this not being taken seriously enough. Too many people die on our roads every year from poor driving (speed, distance, distractions, drink, drugs). It needs to stop.


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-58728298

Unfortunately when sentances like this are handed out, it will continue. The poor sod in the toll booth is still suffering whilst the idiot in the car cracks on with his life ☹️
 

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I am fed up of incidents like this not being taken seriously enough. Too many people die on our roads every year from poor driving (speed, distance, distractions, drink, drugs). It needs to stop.
Totally agree. We met a couple we know yesterday and got chatting. They told us that their friend's husband had been hit and killed by a drunk driver on a zebra crossing. The driver was sentenced this week and got a three year driving ban. His comment to the judge was "well how am I meant to get around". Absolutely no remorse at all. Can't believe you can kill someone while driving drunk and not go to prison.
 

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-58728298

Unfortunately when sentances like this are handed out, it will continue. The poor sod in the toll booth is still suffering whilst the idiot in the car cracks on with his life ☹️
There was something in teh German news this week about a driver killing 2 people. He received a 6 month suspended sentence but keeping his driving license because he needs it for his job. It's not only happening here. And not only celebrities.
 

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There was something in teh German news this week about a driver killing 2 people. He received a 6 month suspended sentence but keeping his driving license because he needs it for his job. It's not only happening here. And not only celebrities.
That’s a disgrace.
If he needs his licence to work he should be more careful with it.!
Sentencing of car incedents has always been on the lenient side.
But that needs to stop.
But we are very reluctant to jail people for motoring offences.
But if you kill some innocent bystander while drunk / drugged you should be in jail.
 

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There was something in teh German news this week about a driver killing 2 people. He received a 6 month suspended sentence but keeping his driving license because he needs it for his job. It's not only happening here. And not only celebrities.
And that boils my blood 🤬
 
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On a related topic, I think golfers are without doubt the worst culprits of drink driving. We should do more to stop it.
It's a fair point. Clubs are heavily dependent on bar takings. A lot of clubhouses are in remote locations and public transport isn't really a viable option, particularly for players with equipment. People like to socialise after a game. It's a perfect storm, clubs see folk who are about to drink drive on a regular basis, but can't or won't do anything to stop them as it would potentially damage them financially.
 
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It's a fair point. Clubs are heavily dependent on bar takings. A lot of clubhouses are in remote locations and public transport isn't really a viable option, particularly for players with equipment. People like to socialise after a game. It's a perfect storm, clubs see folk who are about to drink drive on a regular basis, but can't or won't do anything to stop them as it would potentially damage them financially.
Not just ‘clubs’ - but other members. And do we members and friends call each other out and voice our concerns. We might not exceed the limit ourselves, but by our silence do we implicitly condone the irresponsible behaviour of those who do. We may throw stones at KP, but let’s be honest.
 

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Pretty sure I'd have a go at anyone I played with who drank and drove home.
I have called a guy out on this ,he told me to “piss off”.
So unless your going to grass to the police people who do this don’t give a toss.
I would say any sporting event that has a social club would be as bad.!
They are not bothered until they get caught.
 

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We've got some members who are police, they wouldn't look the other way.

Also, anyone who has played Newport will know about the narrow Bridge over the canal. If you've be drinking, you won't get over that without wrecking your car.
 
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We've got some members who are police, they wouldn't look the other way.

Also, anyone who has played Newport will know about the narrow Bridge over the canal. If you've be drinking, you won't get over that without wrecking your car.
I dread to think how many cars that bridge must have taken out over the years, sober or not.
 

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Not just ‘clubs’ - but other members. And do we members and friends call each other out and voice our concerns. We might not exceed the limit ourselves, but by our silence do we implicitly condone the irresponsible behaviour of those who do. We may throw stones at KP, but let’s be honest.
If I had a friend who was under the influence of drink and drugs, and banned from driving already, I'd have a word
 
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