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    I heard on the news that this congressman who had 12 speeding violations ran passed a stop sign and killed a rider.

    http://www.bikernews.net/getnews.cfm?article=588

    http://www.bikernews.net/getnews.cfm?article=587
    Last edited by BamBam; 08-22-2003, 11:23 AM.


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  • #2
    I read about this at Motorcycle Online. Evidently the driver has a long history of thinking he is above the law due to his political office.

    I see the mother of all wrongful death civil litigations coming his way. I hope the family of that fallen rider cleans his clock. A bit of criminal prosecution would be in order too as far as I am concerned. This was not an "accident". The guy has a history of being a menace behind the wheel.

    RIP. Another biker killed by an idiot in a cage.
    "The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man." - George Bernard Shaw

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    • #3
      RIP.

      when his car collided with a motorcycle
      That's a reversal of the norm where it is usually the motorcycle collides with a car, whether in the right or wrong.
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      • #4
        Sad part is I'll bet the asshat gets away with it.
        I've got a huge penis, You've got a huge penis, even Tim over there, yup you guessed it, huge penis. Good, now that that's out of the way, let's go ride

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        • #5
          There was a similar incident several years ago in Tennessee, where a senator or congressman or something like that struck and killed a rider... I wish I could remember the particulars, it was a huge issue on AMA's bandwagon for a while.

          Totally sucks. My heartfelt sympathies to the rider's family. RIP.
          Kim
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          • #6
            He'll get away with it.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Wingspan
              He'll get away with it.
              I agree, but I hope we're wrong.

              R.I.P.
              RIP Ron
              Sept. 12 2004

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              • #8
                I hope he doesn't get away with this....
                He is a link to an article from the Washington Post...
                Washington Post Article summary...
                Yepper, Still Alive.

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