From: Alan Holmes on

"MrBitsy" <ray(a)nowhere.com> wrote in message
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> JNugent wrote:
>
>> What a weird sense of priorities you have. You choose to disbelieve
>> the word of the victim and to believe the allegations of an anonymous
>> nutter who is committing criminal damage (the legal equivalent of
>> theft).
>
> Just who is the nutter?
>
> At least the tyre slasher is doing it when the car is stationary.

Let us hope his next victim is you!

>
> --
> MrBitsy
>


From: Alan Holmes on

"Jon" <spam(a)jonparker.plus.com> wrote in message
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> me2(a)privacy.net declared for all the world to hear...
>> More than 20 motorists in Hampshire have fallen victim to a mystery
>> vigilante who appears to target drivers spotted using mobile phones.
>>
>> All the car owners have found their tyres have been slashed and, in many
>> cases, a note on their windscreens.
>>
>> The sinister message, made from newspaper cuttings, says the driver was
>> seen using a phone.
>>
>> Hampshire Police are investigating the incidents in Gosport,
>> Lee-on-the-Solent and Stubbington.
>
> Investigating slowly I hope.

I thought that was all they did!

> --
> Regards
> Jon


From: Alan Holmes on

"Mozzer" <mozzer3k(a)gmail.com> wrote in message
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> Dave M wrote:
>> More than 20 motorists in Hampshire have fallen victim to a mystery
>> vigilante who appears to target drivers spotted using mobile phones.
>>
>> All the car owners have found their tyres have been slashed and, in many
>> cases, a note on their windscreens.
>>
>> The sinister message, made from newspaper cuttings, says the driver was
>> seen using a phone.
>>
>> Hampshire Police are investigating the incidents in Gosport,
>> Lee-on-the-Solent and Stubbington.
>
> As a motorbike rider i'm going to go ahead and sing the guy some
> praises. Unaware car drivers doing the most stupid manouvres are
> possibly the most dangerous thing I can think of.

Is that a different set of stupid manouvres than those which a very large
number of motor cyclists do?

> I mean, they're insured, they're strapped in, they're in a nice big
> metal cage... why should they care if they hit something; Chances are
> they are going to be fine, if not come out better with a claim or two.

And motor cyclist who cause accidents by suddenly driving across in front of
cars, without bothering to look to see whether there is anything coming or
not?



From: Steve Walker on
In message <qVlEg.12$ri1.4(a)newsfe7-gui.ntli.net>, MrBitsy
<ray(a)nowhere.com> writes
>David Taylor wrote:
>> On 2006-08-15, Lumpy <spamcage(a)gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Alex Heney wrote:
>>>
>>>> It is criminal damage, even if he did have the "excuse" of having
>>>> seen the people using a mobile, which he knew the police would do
>>>> nothing about.
>>>
>>> If the man ia accusing those people of using phones whilst driving, I
>>> would say the police have a duty to investigate, and to serve those
>>> idiots with the apporpriate punishment.
>>
>> How are they supposed to investigate? Where will there be any
>> evidence of the victims using a phone whilst driving?
>
>That is a good point - if we all had a little more gumption, we could take
>videos of the idiots who insist on using a mobile while driving.

Yes, we could use the video cameras in our mobile phones to do it. Oh,
hang on...

--
Steve Walker
From: DervMan on
"David Taylor" <davidt-news(a)yadt.co.uk> wrote in message
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> On 2006-08-15, Lumpy <spamcage(a)gmail.com> wrote:
>> Alex Heney wrote:
>>
>>> It is criminal damage, even if he did have the "excuse" of having seen
>>> the people using a mobile, which he knew the police would do nothing
>>> about.
>>
>> If the man ia accusing those people of using phones whilst driving, I
>> would say the police have a duty to investigate, and to serve those
>> idiots with the apporpriate punishment.
>
> How are they supposed to investigate? Where will there be any evidence
> of the victims using a phone whilst driving?


With so many cameras it wouldn't be that difficult.

--
The DervMan
www.dervman.com


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