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How ridiuclous can you get


Kevscar1

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Evidently they are considering passing a law to ban teenagers carrying passengers who are not part of their family. How many thousands are still driving around texting and talking on their mobile this would be yet another unenforcable law

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namtas

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You are far more likly to get into trouble with too much power than not get out of trouble with too little.

I don't agree that it is a red herring but it would be interesting to see the supporting evidence, I am not aware of any proper studies.

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Kevscar1

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If they did pass it as a law then they would have to pass another, currently they can only ask a driver for proof of Identification by requiring him or her to produce their driving licence they have no power to do thatto passsengers so if they say those 2 are my brothers and he's my half brother the police would have to let them go.

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morddwyd

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" (it actually took some effort to not say log book) "

It wouldn't have mattered if you did, your meaning was clear!

(What, me? Have a dig at someone? As if I would!)

Given the political will the death rate could be loered at a stroke, simply by increasing the age at which you can get a licence.

However a start might be banning under 21 year olds with 6 points (to allow fot one minor indiscretion) until they re-take their test, this test not to be taken until after their 21st birthday.

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spider9

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morddwyd *" It wouldn't have mattered if you did, your meaning was clear!"*

Which is more than can be said about your 'stupid law' statement, a clear 'meaning' for which you still haven't produced!! (My spade can be as big as your spade!). <(:-0)>

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namtas

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morddwyd

It's about as stupid as the law which says learner drivers must display L plates and be supervised.

Learner drivers have to have a driver accompany them to guide and to assist if required. L Planes are displayed to warn other drivers that that a novices driver is in charge and to be prepared to make allowances

I am mystified by your comment, please explain what is stupid about either of these requirements.

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Woolwell

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Namtas "You are far more likly to get into trouble with too much power than not get out of trouble with too little."

A study University of Leeds see page 9. I am aware that you are referring to accelerate out of trouble but you should be aware that it advised that drivers take a course before driving some of the more powerful sports type cars.

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Woolwell

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namtas - don't you mean a P plate?

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Bing.alau

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fourm member, My new car is a "VW up!" top of the range job. I love it because it is frugal on juice and it is also capable of cruising on the motorway at the maximum speed allowed. But in normal everyday driving I have noticed that it is as good as any car on the road at accelerating when necessary. For the "petrol heads" out there, the engine is 1 litre, 75 PS. 3 cylinder. I have no idea what the maximum speed is, but I am sure some youngster could easily find out the hard way.

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namtas

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I was replying to morddwyd comments which related to L Plates

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namtas

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Woolwell

A study University of Leeds see page 9.

I don't think there references are very inspiring, do you?

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