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    No seatbelt pregnant smoker in safety excuse

    BBC News - No seatbelt pregnant smoker in safety excuse

    A pregnant car passenger caught without a seatbelt told officers in Dorset she was worried the belt would harm her unborn baby, as she smoked a cigarette.
    Police also said a woman was stopped for having both hands off the wheel as she tried to get a fly out of her car.
    Nearly 15,000 offences have been detected as part of the "No Excuse" campaign, which began in January.
    About 2,500 people have been caught without a seatbelt and 1,000 drivers punished for using a mobile phone.
    "all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing" Edmund Burke.
    "the world is a dangerous place place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who do not do anything about it" Albert Einstein

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    I find they all know someone "who'd be dead if they'd been wearing a seat belt"

    Whatever.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Motorwaycop View Post
    I find they all know someone "who'd be dead if they'd been wearing a seat belt"

    Whatever.
    I know way more people who have died from not wearing, or have lived because they wore them, then I know people who have lived from not wearing a seatbelt. Unfortunatly, can't fix stupid.
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    He who signs the cheques, makes the rules.
    He who makes the rules, has the power.
    He who has the power, has the money.

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    Why did I get a mental image of Waynetta Slob when I read this???
    A common mistake made when trying to come up with a totally foolproof design is to completely underestimate the innate ingenuity of fools.


    The last thing I want to do is hurt you but it's still there on my list of options, so are you coming quietly.........?

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    For those non UK brothers and sisters here is your introduction to Waynetta and her "partner" Wayne.

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