Traffic accident deaths on the rise (no surprise)

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Traffic accident deaths on the rise (no surprise)

Postby kennzo » Tue May 27, 2014 11:05 pm

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Postby kennzo » Tue May 27, 2014 11:06 pm

''Ear Chariya, an independent consultant on road safety, estimated Monday that hit-and-runs account for about 40 percent of traffic fatalities.....''
''.....Him Yan, director of the Ministry of Interior’s public order department, declined to comment on the increase in accidents and fatalities.''

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Re: Traffic accident deaths on the rise (no surprise)

Postby OrangeDragon » Tue May 27, 2014 11:08 pm

15% of those are probably my wife now that she has her drivers license and learned to drive my truck. ;-)
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Re: Traffic accident deaths on the rise (no surprise)

Postby vladimir » Wed May 28, 2014 6:06 am

kennzo wrote:''Ear Chariya, an independent consultant on road safety, estimated Monday that hit-and-runs account for about 40 percent of traffic fatalities.....''
''.....Him Yan, director of the Ministry of Interior’s public order department, declined to comment on the increase in accidents and fatalities.''

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Obviously, he was 'too busy'...

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Re: Traffic accident deaths on the rise (no surprise)

Postby General Mackevili » Wed May 28, 2014 8:51 am

OrangeDragon wrote:15% of those are probably my wife now that she has her drivers license and learned to drive my truck. ;-)
No kidding! I've been on high alert this week since I've known you guys were in town.
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Re: Traffic accident deaths on the rise (no surprise)

Postby Hotdigr » Wed May 28, 2014 10:44 am

How is she in high speed chases mate? ;)
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Re: Traffic accident deaths on the rise (no surprise)

Postby Jacobincambodia » Wed May 28, 2014 3:59 pm

12% due to drinking and driving? I don't believe that for a second. It's much higher than that. That's where they need to up the enforcement.
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Re: Traffic accident deaths on the rise (no surprise)

Postby picooie » Wed May 28, 2014 4:18 pm

The hit and run mentality of so many of the newly rich and government elites is a major cause of fatalities and much worse than drunk driving. Arrogant F....rs.

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Re: Traffic accident deaths on the rise (no surprise)

Postby General Mackevili » Wed May 28, 2014 4:23 pm

Jacobincambodia wrote:12% due to drinking and driving? I don't believe that for a second. It's much higher than that. That's where they need to up the enforcement.
Considering I've never heard of a cop with a breathalyzer (yes, I remember that brief time a few years ago when they had them for show, without batteries), so you have to be pretty visibly drink (assuming the drunk isn't the one of the fatalities) for them to blame it on alcohol. That's also assuming that the cop's not too drunk to notice either.
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Re: Traffic accident deaths on the rise (no surprise)

Postby StroppyChops » Wed May 28, 2014 6:14 pm

vladimir wrote:Having breakfast, having lunch. having dinner, hammock-hibernating, etc.
We bought hamsters the other day - not legal in Australia so naturally fascinating to us. One of the first things we learned about them is that they can be running one minute, and in an altered state of consciousness the next. It's like a form of hibernation. If you're not aware of this they look dead. Supposedly they originate from Syria but I swear to God these things are Cambodian.
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