Bad drivers back on the road |

Bad drivers back on the road

Do fender benders give cause for revoking a driver’s license? If so, then why are there so many people still out on the road? If it were the fact that dangerous drivers should not have a driver’s license, why is it that time and time again I see and hear of vehicular manslaughter, reckless driving, and texting while driving are allowed back on the road?

Yet when elderly, disabled, truck driver, bus driver, policeman, fireman, or younger than 18 if in a fender bender or after so many tickets even if only parking tickets they are required to fight to keep their driver’s license. If it is so important to have safe drivers why is it only a certain group of people are under this scrupulous judgment? Whatever happened to innocent until proven guilty and all are equal in the eyes of the law? A wise man also once did say, “thou who has not sinned cast the first stone.” With what I just witnessed in this new “who has the best lawyer wins” world there should be a very small number of people driving.

What I witnessed; my grandpa was in a fender bender not saying anyone is a perfect driver you should see how most of my family and friends drive you would understand it’s nothing new. Heck, Great-Grandma Ann once drove from Grass Valley to Cedar Ridge without a driver’s license, as in she never had one. As a man walks clean clear and free gets in his car drives away after a vehicular manslaughter was thrown out of court because a well-paid lawyer found evidence it was the car, weather condition, or other drivers fault; my sweet but always ornery stubborn and right out difficult to deal with grandpa will most likely never drive again.

Sabrina Hocking


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