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One R32 less....
« on: October 24, 2017, 12:12:59 pm »
 Another tragic loss of life due to moronic behaviour.
Hope the R32 didn't belong to anyone here?

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/crime/news/article.cfm?c_id=30&objectid=11936035

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Re: One R32 less....
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2017, 01:39:26 pm »
That's pretty bad. I imagine the R32 will handle like crap with 5 people in it.
Running form the cops is stupid and in this case deadly. The drive has put a huge emotional burden on himself for the rest of his life. Not to mention the families of those that were killed in the accident.
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Re: One R32 less....
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2017, 01:57:18 pm »
What a mess. The Stuff article said there were 5 in the car and both rear passengers died, which made no sense.
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Re: One R32 less....
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2017, 02:29:44 pm »
I dont think a R32 with 5 people in it could run from my Mum let alone the cops
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Re: One R32 less....
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2017, 02:38:17 pm »
Interesting interview regarding police pursuit policy here:

Police slammed by safety campaigner for latest fatal chase
http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/morningreport/audio/2018618948/police-slammed-by-safety-campaigner-for-latest-fatal-chase

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Re: One R32 less....
« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2017, 02:54:09 pm »
What a mess. The Stuff article said there were 5 in the car and both rear passengers died, which made no sense.

It makes perfect sense - side impact at the rear door, direct trauma to those alongside it.
That writer is a damnwit who gets way too much coverage (any is too much, IMO) and the sooner the media stop referring to him the better!
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Re: One R32 less....
« Reply #6 on: October 24, 2017, 03:01:04 pm »
It makes perfect sense - side impact at the rear door, direct trauma to those alongside it.
That writer is a damnwit who gets way too much coverage (any is too much, IMO) and the sooner the media stop referring to him the better!

As in both of the 3 rear passengers
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Re: One R32 less....
« Reply #7 on: October 24, 2017, 03:02:07 pm »
As in both of the 3 rear passengers

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Re: One R32 less....
« Reply #8 on: October 24, 2017, 03:10:39 pm »
I wonder how many in the rear were wearing seat belts?
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Re: One R32 less....
« Reply #9 on: October 24, 2017, 03:12:36 pm »
I wonder how many in the rear were wearing seat belts?
Probably wouldn't have helped much with a side impact like that.
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Re: One R32 less....
« Reply #10 on: October 24, 2017, 03:13:26 pm »
This article referred to "The late model silver VW Golf" How can a 14 year old car be late model?

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Re: One R32 less....
« Reply #11 on: October 24, 2017, 05:39:07 pm »
This article referred to "The late model silver VW Golf" How can a 14 year old car be late model?

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Re: One R32 less....
« Reply #12 on: October 24, 2017, 05:40:40 pm »
That's pretty bad. I imagine the R32 will handle like crap with 5 people in it.


Why? They are designed to carry 5 people.
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Re: One R32 less....
« Reply #13 on: October 24, 2017, 05:41:17 pm »
This article referred to "The late model silver VW Golf" How can a 14 year old car be late model?

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11935815

Anything made after 2000 seems to get called late model
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Re: One R32 less....
« Reply #14 on: October 24, 2017, 05:45:26 pm »
I dont think a R32 with 5 people in it could run from my Mum let alone the cops

They were only doing 130 at st lukes, had probably had is foot down from the city
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Re: One R32 less....
« Reply #15 on: October 24, 2017, 08:19:12 pm »
Why? They are designed to carry 5 people.
I'm just thinking that it would be very heavy with 5 adults in it and not handle as well as it should.
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Re: One R32 less....
« Reply #16 on: October 25, 2017, 10:32:31 am »
No mention of the car being stolen, I'm guessing the 22 yr old driver owned the car, and thought he was Shane Van Gisbergen. That combined with the knowledge that the cops would abandon the chase if it became crazy, led him to give it some jandal.

So the twerp, as well as losing his (or his parent's) car, will probably go to jail for double manslaughter.

Time to throw the book with long sentences for these goons.

The cops chanting the same old crap like "drivers need to make better decisions" is worse than pi**ing into a strong wind. At least then you get a positive outcome in an empty bladder!
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Re: One R32 less....
« Reply #17 on: October 25, 2017, 12:24:00 pm »
No matter what laws are introduced to curb this behaviour, the senile  fools that we call magistrates, would not enforce the penalities any way, and there lies societys' woes
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Re: One R32 less....
« Reply #18 on: October 26, 2017, 09:20:59 am »
No matter what laws are introduced to curb this behaviour, the senile  fools that we call magistrates, would not enforce the penalities any way, and there lies societys' woes

What he said.
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