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    If Speed Limits Are Abolished Then How Can Anyone Be Accused Of Driving Too Fast?

    Seeing as how Stripe locked his thread I thought I'd reopen the convo with @JudgeRightly here and for anyone else to comment on point.

    http://theologyonline.com/showthread...=1#post5286081

    The salient part from JR:

    If a child (and this applies to people of all ages, not just children) was killed because someone was driving too fast in an area known to have children in it (for example, a neighborhood, and the child was injured, maimed, or killed, the person who was driving recklessly would be put on trial for negligence resulting in injury (or deadly negligence, if the child died).

    My response:

    Just to return to this part again. If speed limits have been abolished then there's no such thing as "driving too fast". The way the laws stand now, a motorist can be prosecuted for speeding, endangering life and reckless driving but if there's no limits placed on speed in residential areas then you can't level a charge of reckless driving because the driver hasn't broken any law. All because you've got rid of the very ones that cap speed.
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    Obviously, you've never heard of "driving too fast for conditions" or "driving too fast for circumstances". And I see no reason you wouldn't still have reckless driving and endangering life, which are not tied to speed as they stand now

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    To reiterate, the current laws on reckless driving and endangering life apply regardless of whether the driver was exceeding the speed limit.

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    Why do these morons insist on making threads when their nonsense has been addressed?

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    It's been addressed with logic and rationality, concepts foreign to them. They're ruled by emotion and like a child in the middle of a tantrum, can't stop kicking and fussing long enough to hear reason

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stripe View Post
    Why do these morons insist on making threads when their nonsense has been addressed?

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    It hasn't been and it sure isn't likely to be answered by by you so unless you can answer as to how someone can be accused of driving too fast when there's no speed limits then feel to take your usual spam someplace else.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ok doser View Post
    It's been addressed with logic and rationality, concepts foreign to them. They're ruled by emotion and like a child in the middle of a tantrum, can't stop kicking and fussing long enough to hear reason
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur Brain View Post
    It hasn't been and it sure isn't likely to be answered by by you so unless you can answer as to how someone can be accused of driving too fast ....
    too fast for conditions

    too fast for circumstances


    Both are independent of the speed limit

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    Quote Originally Posted by ok doser View Post
    too fast for conditions

    too fast for circumstances


    Both are independent of the speed limit
    If people drove to the conditions, we'd all get where we're going a lot faster. Moreover, we wouldn't need stupid things like traffic lights.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stripe View Post
    If people drove to the conditions, we'd all get where we're going a lot faster. Moreover, we wouldn't need stupid things like traffic lights.
    Speed limits take conditions, area, condition of the road etc into account. That's why there's much lower speed limits in urban and residential areas than motorways or long open roads in Montana etc. They're sensible, logical, improve road safety and are used around the world. If there's no speed limit then who determines what is "driving too fast"?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur Brain View Post
    If there's no speed limit then who determines what is "driving too fast"?
    The driver

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    Quote Originally Posted by ok doser View Post
    The driver


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    Seems obvious when approached with reason and logic instead of emotion

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    Once again, how can anyone be accused of driving too fast if there's no laws to curtail speed? The logical answer is they can't which is one reason why we have them, to discourage irresponsible driving and to make roads and residential areas safer for motorist and pedestrian alike.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur Brain View Post
    Once again, how can anyone be accused of driving too fast if there's no laws.....

    Now you're deliberately ignoring JR's full explanation of his proposed replacement.

    Why do you do this?

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