human909 wrote:Safety is paramount. The smooth and orderly operation of our roads is a secondary goal. Road rules are the instructions that aid in achieving this. But they are by no means comprehensive.
that has to be the most moronic statement I have seen is this whole discussion. Its akin to 'do what you like as long as you don't hurt anyone'.
The laws are there to provide a orderly balanced sharing of a space. Fine if you don't want to hold up your end of that that is a choice you can make, but dont complain when someone else doesnt and you are harmed or inconvenienced.
I remember a time a while back in Adelaide there was a guy down the road from me who use to fire his bow at a target in his back yard. No problem you would say as he is not hurting anyone, but then one day he stuffed up and cause one to miss the target and someone got hurt. He to could not understand why he was being punished for his actions.