Poll

A little harsh or do you agree????

She is an idiot - Strongly agree with the law.
1 (4.3%)
The Law is the law…..???? - partly agree with the law.
3 (13%)
Don't really care - have no opinion.
0 (0%)
Well, is was a little harsh but….. - partly disagree with the law.
8 (34.8%)
What a Crock!!!!! - Strongly disagree with the law.
11 (47.8%)

Total Members Voted: 23

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Offline mhh

  • Chief Test Pilot

  • Joined: Feb 2006

  • Location: Adelaide
When... :p

Let me get a car first - then let's talk. :)

Forget that.  I've got a car.  The question is, who else can we rope in?



Offline CortinaD


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I ignore the law on this. If someone is going slow and I have to get past them on a single carriageway I put the pedal flat so I am out of the incoming traffic lane as quickly as possible.



Offline M308

  • Degranged

  • Joined: Aug 2008

  • Location: Adelaide
  • Name: Scott Thomson

Forget that.  I've got a car.  The question is, who else can we rope in?

Zat is ze Million $$ question :scratchchin:



Offline dodger

  • Tommy Gunna

  • Joined: Dec 2009

  • Location: Melbourne
I ignore the law on this. If someone is going slow and I have to get past them on a single carriageway I put the pedal flat so I am out of the incoming traffic lane as quickly as possible.

ACTUALLY - thats what I was taught to do and might be a good defence, if you're passing too slow it's dangerous, worth a try?



Offline mhh

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  • Joined: Feb 2006

  • Location: Adelaide
ACTUALLY - thats what I was taught to do and might be a good defence, if you're passing too allow it's dangerous, worth a try?

A defence, a frequently used defence, but not a good defence.  His Honour has heard it all before.



Offline futurism


  • Joined: Jan 2009

  • Drives: Porsche 911 996 GT3
  • Location: Adelaide
  • Name: David
might like to try
I was speeding to overtake as there were no overtaking lanes in this area

no different to
I was drunk driving as theres no public transport in my area




Offline CortinaD


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might like to try
I was speeding to overtake as there were no overtaking lanes in this area

no different to
I was drunk driving as theres no public transport in my area

They may as well ban overtaking all together



Offline mbedford


  • Joined: Jul 2010

  • Drives: Lotus
no different to
I was drunk driving as theres no public transport in my area

Don't knowif you were nodding to the news today, but a lady actually got off in court yesterday with this!



Offline app


  • Joined: Sep 2008

  • Location: Adelaide
Always wondered what would happen up there is you're doing 200+ and a camel suddenly appears in front of you.

i was thinking about animals running in front of cars when i saw on TG james may doing 417.6 km/h in a bugatti veyron super sport

:shut: :censored: :argh: :boom:



Offline Ferrari Fissatore

  • Soap Dodger

  • Joined: Jan 2007

  • Drives: its obsession
  • Location: under its skin
The law is an ass in this regard, we all know that.

She broke the law, so cop it, BUT depending on her reasons for doing it, don't get bitter over it.

If "I" were getting frustrated in a queue behind slower cars, and thought I needed to (safely IMO) pass them in order to maintain my concentration and therefore my safety and that of others....

I would. And I'd do it agin if I were caught the first time.

I place safety over the law. In many instances, I firmly believe the law makes for dangerous driving and should be changed.

The limits are often too low/high for many roads/conditions/cars/driver reaction and skill.




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