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Old 19th Jan 2019, 07:49
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B Fraser
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Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Biffins Bridge
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Originally Posted by Curious Pax View Post
Lots of references in the news today about how the council were already looking at putting a speed camera on that bit of road. Seems like someone is subtly pushing the idea that it must have been the Kia’s fault for speeding. Because of course a 97 year old driver couldn’t possibly have misjudged pulling out from a side road!
According to statistics covering 200,000 incidents that were attended by police, speeding was the cause in 2.4% of all cases. (Data extracted from a report provided by our own Mr Chips.) A camera will not stop drivers pulling out without properly checking for oncoming traffic. A camera will also not stop the sun from shining at an inconvenient angle.

But never mind, the council are thinking of all that lovely revenue while inferring that one notable local resident is infallible
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