Petitioning against the inequity of our justice system.

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Re: Petitioning against the inequity of our justice system.

Postby ColinOldnCranky » Sun Sep 23, 2012 10:12 pm

Leiothrix wrote:
ozzymac wrote:Of course if somebody runs into a cyclist there needs to be stiffer penalties, the excuse I didn't see them is utter rubbish.

Which world do you drive in? Because I cycle myself I pay particular attention to other cyclists, but plenty of them are not visible. Riding at dawn or dusk (i.e. too/from work) with no lights and dark clothes means no-one can see you. So "I didn't see you" is not necessarily an excuse, but something to be reasonably expected....

I can see the point you are arguing. But in fairness to Leoithrix, he was not even hinting at taking out the judgement of the court. If he had then I would be agreeing with you.
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