The prosecutor does convey the opinions of the people regarding feedback on such.
This is another symptom of a much larger societal problem.
She is not alone in making those mistakes, I bet millions of others exhibit the same behavior on a daily basis.
Why was she on that medication in the first place would be my first question?
That medication seems to be the root cause of impairment, as well as a lack of knowledge and perhaps a lack of concern for other road users that might be affected by her impairment.
Killing someone with a car is just as bad as killing someone with a gun or a knife. In addition she wasnt wearing glasses and may have been under the influence of drugs. That makes it worse. She should get the max possible.
Also the father should be tried with tampering with evidence!
The woman is suffering from diabetic neuropathy which pretty much means she is in pain all the time. People in this situation frequently commit suicide. The cocktail of drugs she is taking is so that she can get on with her life. What needs to happen is that doctors, pharmacists and other medical professionals need to be more clear that driving under these circumstances is not permitted or legal. Additionally there needs to be better health care infrastructure for allowing people to get on with their lives when they are not medically capable of driving. If people don't feel like they have any choice but to drive they will continue to drive even if it is illegal or dangerous.
Two Links below...
Bottom line 4.5 year sentence.
Steve Magas, bike lawyer...
Have warnings on prescription drugs, perception of the danger of prescription pharmaceuticals, and liability regarding prescription pharmaceuticals been relaxed in the past few decades...?
Is this case a cause or a symptom? Should liability for this death end with father and daughter?
From Columbus Dispatch letter to the editor,
Manslaughter, huh? So I guess it wasn't murder after all...