Re: Seven die as 'sliding' car hits roadblock
- From: "Dr. Alexģ" <alexlaw2000removethisbeforesendingemailtomeok@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 10:47:59 +0800
Sad news :(
Yes, learning through experience. If you are involved in an accident on your
way home from a pub/club/discotheque and you have consumed below-critical
level of alcohol, never mention that in the police report. :D
But how can a car went out of control if the driver can control it?
Nevertheless, I do agree with Pluto that these two sentences (even though
they mean quite the same) will be treated differently when legality is
Sadly, this driver can never make it to the police station to lodge a
"p¦!ùto" <p!ù¦o@ya«¦hoo!!.com.sg> wrote in message
> "On Mon, 19 Sep 2005 10:13:41 +0800, Dave Baker
> <newsgroup_poster@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote/and/or quoted:
> >"Penang Chief Police Officer Deputy Comm Datuk Christopher Wan Soo Kee
> >the driver lost control of the car after hitting a railing."
> >So, he lost control AFTER hitting the railing! Meaning he was IN CONTROL
> >he hit the railing! :-)
> hmm , it is POSSIBLE to be in control of a vehicle BEFORE hitting the
> railing and at that mini seconds of hitting the railing.
> THEN only he lost control of the car
> if this driver has made a police report that "he lost control of the car"
> he is most likely to be charged in court for negligence and maybe reckless
> In making a police report of anything, the choice of words is very
> there is a BIG difference of
> 1. he lost control of the car
> 2. the car went out of control.
> >And of course we have to have the obligatory "turned turtle" reference.
> >"The car turned turtle and slid towards the motorcycle lane knocking down
> >everything in its way"
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