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# 36553 28-Jun-2009 10:59
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"Mr Rohan says the proposed law will not work and will just cause problems for police.He says a large group people will be punished for the actions of a few who have illegally modified cars.."

The above is a snippet from an article published on Yahoo! news today.


Why in the world would you be punished if you car is legal, and you aren't illegally racing?
Either there is some detail I have missed or Mr Rohan is completely mis-informed.

You only get tickets/in trouble for speeding or doing something illegal. Surely the the new law wouldn't punish those who have a boy racer car, legally modified and not breaking the law.

The only other thought I had was if they were caught speeding in a legally modified car; but surely if you were doing a speed like 120km/h ish, you wouldnt have your car crushed. but if you were doing some completely obsurd speed like 150km/h or something stupid like that, you would qualify for a car crushing.

Am I completely off base here? Surely I can't be barking up the wrong tree.






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  # 228915 28-Jun-2009 12:35
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Yes Mr. Rohan is just misinformed, but he's obviously not a supporter of the proposed law so of course he's going to say what he said. As you've stated no one will be punished just because they have a boy-racer car, it's the actions of the drivers of those cars they're looking to crack down on.



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  # 228973 28-Jun-2009 16:55
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corksta: Yes Mr. Rohan is just misinformed, but he's obviously not a supporter of the proposed law so of course he's going to say what he said. As you've stated no one will be punished just because they have a boy-racer car, it's the actions of the drivers of those cars they're looking to crack down on.


Yeah, just as I thought.






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