Advocacy & Safety - Drunk Driver Gets Whats Was Coming To Her
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11-09-10, 12:04 AM
I just found this on youtube so its probably pretty old. I thought it was nice that someone actually got a severe jail time sentence for killing a cyclist but apparently it takes being drunk and laughing about it before anyone takes it seriously.
11-09-10, 12:17 AM
The attitude person who called the killer at the jail is pretty typical of what I hear in many places in the western U.S. While touring down the CA coast I once left a couple of students at a store in Sonoma County. They ditched their bikes and just hung out like "regular" tourists. They were quite shocked to hear a couple of truck drivers discussing how fun it is to scare cyclists either into the ditch or, better yet, off a cliff. This year I had a Frenchman I met along the coast tell me the French have a word for what he experienced in Southern Oregon. It translates as self-hatred.
11-09-10, 12:23 AM
Ugh. Good thing she's locked away, but the dismissive comments are disturbing to say the least.
Yeah, there was a pretty long thread about this B when she got sentenced.
Too bad that the caller and friend were not given the adjoining cell.
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