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Old 31-12-2007, 01:49 PM   #1
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why you shouldnt drink and drive (beware pictures may upset)

please be aware pictures may upset those who are sensative

a reminder why we shouldnt drink and drive


http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=RwWJZ1...widgets/sf.swf

have a good new year all and please be carefull
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Old 31-12-2007, 02:04 PM   #2
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I have sent it out to 5 friends that drink too much and thank you
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Old 31-12-2007, 02:07 PM   #3
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That made me cry, because of someone's wreckless behaviour someone loses living their life.....
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Old 31-12-2007, 02:33 PM   #4
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I have seen this before - it is incredibly graphic. I don't actually think you should have the choice to view it or not - if you want to drink and drive you must see the potential outcome..
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Old 31-12-2007, 03:10 PM   #5
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Here Here Pammy - It's digraceful that people still have a few drinks and then drive home. I'm fortunate as I don't drink anyway but a friend of mine is still hapy to have 5/6 pints after work, catch the train and then drive home from the station. I feel like shopping him sometimes but is it the done thing..?

A very sobering clip for anyne who thinks it's still ok to drive after a night out.

Lets all have a good time tonight but be sensible..

Happy New Year to you all.
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Old 31-12-2007, 03:29 PM   #6
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Call me thick skinned and please I do not condone drink driving, but there are many more accidents of this nature caused by sober drivers and I firmly beleive this type of "advertising" does not work in much the same way as someone dying of cancer works for smokers and someone dying from drug abuse works for drug addicts. Maybe its about time for zero tollerance, but policing it is the problem.

Happy new year everyone and in the words of Hill Street Blues, lets all be careful out there
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Old 31-12-2007, 05:24 PM   #7
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It's an old clip but it still hits hard.

I drink like a fish but one thing I would never do is drive after drinking, several years ago not long after passing my driving test my best mates older sister was killed when her boyfreinds car rolled over on the A10 near our house. She was killed instantly and he is as far as I know still in a wheelchair nearly 20yrs later.
He was of course drunk and not one of my freinds ever drunk and drove after that, not a nice way for us to learn but it did the trick.
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I feel like shopping him sometimes but is it the done thing..?
100% yes. If a quiet but firm advisory word in his shell fails to have the intended effect then a call to Crimestoppers is the next best thing. Otherwise when the accident happens it will be 2 people who can't forgive themselves...
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Old 31-12-2007, 05:29 PM   #9
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Perhaps those convicted of drink driving should spend a couple of evenings in A&E
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Old 31-12-2007, 05:40 PM   #10
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Perhaps those convicted of drink driving should spend a couple of evenings in A&E
By then it's potentially too late!!
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By then it's potentially too late!!
I was thinking of those yet to cause death or injury....

Those that have caused death or injury should be locked up and have their license revoked, permanently..
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Old 31-12-2007, 06:03 PM   #12
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Those graphic images should be on TV not just on YouTube; get the message across, and get it across hard
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Old 31-12-2007, 06:04 PM   #13
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I was thinking of those yet to cause death or injury....

Those that have caused death or injury should be locked up and have their license revoked, permanently..
So then they would drive no tax, no license and no MOT or insurance and would not give a damn if they were drunk or otherwise impaired
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So then they would drive no tax, no license and no MOT or insurance and would not give a damn if they were drunk or otherwise impaired
Unfortunately I think the sort of person who would do that would do that regardless. So lock them up for life, premeditated murder
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If you can afford a car - you can afford a taxi - simple.
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