Top gear presenters banned from driving

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  1. tofo

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    So the fact that they were in a lower speed zone is immaterial because they were still travelling above the limit anyway.

    Not that we should expect high profile TV presenters to set an example to the young of course :Doh:
     
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    A pair of Billy Hunts who are paid outrageous salaries for being opinionated :Angry::Angry:

    Should have put em both in the slammer for a night or two LOL
     
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    Couldn't have happened to two nicer blokes. :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    There but for the grace of God, go I

    I am sure we have all done it somewhere.
     
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    I love them. Too many grey faced people in the world today. Met loads in campervans in the past three months on our first Euro tour. Cheer up for Gods sake, you'll all be dead soon!!!!:Eeek:
     
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    Sorry to be a grump

    Posted more to warn people of the problem

    if stopped in foreign lands

    Ie : licence removed and banned immediately
    Plus on the spot fine
    It seemed a bit harsh in some respects ( immediate ban and licence tugged)
    Meaning no onward travel


    But saying that speeding isn't to encouraged at any time

    Just happened to be they from top gear

    That I quite enjoy watching.

    :thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
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    Do the French Police really take away your licence on the spot and if so how do you get it back? :Eeek::Eeek:
     
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    OK, Form a queue....all those that have never travelled over the speed limit, give em what for..:Smile:
     
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    All que busters to check outs please!!!


    :thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
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    Pity they didn't confiscate their passports as well, particularly Clarkson - who defines the word BUFFOON!!
     
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    A lot of folk seem to muddle up the tv persona with the real folk..

    Having met both of the guys in question I would be very happy if I had the chance to become proper friends of theirs.

    I appreciate it is hard to believe ( esp in the case of Clarkson ) but really, they are ok people :thumb:
     
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    queue starts here :thumb::thumb::thumb: I have never illegally exceeded the speed limit.

    Donkeys years ago when I did my police driving course I had real sgt major type. Used to scare the living daylights out of me. His words have stayed with me over the years. You're no good to anyone if you dont get to the call safely. You end up being a hindrance and causing more paperwork and problems for everyone else.

    I cant stand Jeremy Clarkson hope they keep his licence forever. Met him once and found him obnoxious and condescending.
     
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    If as claimed they have taken his driving licence, is he legally allowed to drive?

    I somehow doubt if it would be the normal action of the police, did Clarkeson or other one wind them up?
     
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    never ???
     
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    Fast cars mega horsepower & an empty airfield to play on who else would not completely dick about like these three do on a weekly basis, Anyone who says they have not driven 7-8mph over the perceived speed limit is talking b*ll*cks

    Clarkson for Prime Minister :thumb::thumb:
     
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    Can't argue with that ... but who would willingly pay for them to do it?? :Nowink:
     
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    It's likely that many (most?) of us have crept above the speed limit from time to time - and some probably deliberately :Smile:

    The point with Clarkson and Hammond, though, is that the positions they occupy carry with them an extra responsibility to act sensibly and professionally when on public roads.
     
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    Let them keep their licenses - just ban them from presenting :Laughing:
     
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    Never, ever :thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
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