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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:11 am 
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Cab driver who crashed while doing a school run was using her phone at the wheel

https://www.eadt.co.uk/news/ipswich-cab ... -1-6145615

A woman who drove her taxi onto the wrong side of the road while on her phone could be banned from driving.

Rahena Begum, of Dickens Road in Ipswich, was driving on the A1092 in Cavendish on the morning of December 10, 2018.

The 45-year-old was working as a taxi driver for a company contracted to carry out school runs in Suffolk.

Usually driving between Ipswich and Stowmarket, she told the court in a written statement she was asked to carry out a different journey and had to take two children to Thomas Gainsborough School in Great Cornard.

After getting lost and having to check the postcode of the school with the cab company, she started using her phone as a satnav rather than the TomTom device she had in the car, which she said had no GPS signal and would not work.

Begum was holding her phone in her hand when she veered her Ford Galaxy onto the wrong side for the A1092 and collided with a Nissan Navara travelling on the opposite side of the road.

The crash left the children with minor injuries but the damage to the cars was so extensive that both had to be written off.

Begum said that following the collision "the children's safety was her priority" and she wanted to make sure they were OK.

Not in attendance at Ipswich Magistrates court, Begum pleaded guilty to two charges on July 5, of driving without due care and attention and driving while using a mobile phone, and must return to court on July 26 for sentencing.

Chairman of the bench Anne Ng retained the possibility of disqualifying Begum from driving due to the severity of the incident.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2019 10:58 am 
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Begum said that following the collision "the children's safety was her priority"


REALLY yeah sounds like you were really trying to drive safely :roll:

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:31 pm 
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load of guff

" she started using her phone as a satnav rather than the TomTom device she had in the car, which she said had no GPS signal and would not work."

if she had no gps signal on her tom tom what makes her think she would get one on her phone ?
if your going to make up some tosh at least try to beleivable,and not the first load of nonsense that came into your head to cover up the fact you were using your phone at the wheel

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:26 pm 
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THE CAB INDUSTRY WILL MOST CERTAINLY BE REMOVED FOR THIS SORT OF WORK WHICH OF COURSE ITS NOT FIT AND PROPER FOR SHORTLY WHEN JEREMY CORBYN TAKES OVER ..................................THIS WORK WILL COVERED BY DRIVERS DIRECTLY EMPLOYED BY THE COUNCILS ALL OF WHOM WILL BE ON PAYE T'S AND C'S AND FULLY UNIONISED =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D>

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trotskys twin wrote:
THE CAB INDUSTRY WILL MOST CERTAINLY BE REMOVED FOR THIS SORT OF WORK WHICH OF COURSE ITS NOT FIT AND PROPER FOR SHORTLY WHEN JEREMY CORBYN TAKES OVER ..................................THIS WORK WILL COVERED BY DRIVERS DIRECTLY EMPLOYED BY THE COUNCILS ALL OF WHOM WILL BE ON PAYE T'S AND C'S AND FULLY UNIONISED =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D>



and who is going to pay for that ?

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:23 pm 
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The Fairies.

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and who is going to pay for that ?

The Fairies.


Tax payers :D

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:06 am 
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and who is going to pay for that ?

The Fairies.


Tax payers :D



and if Corbyn lumps all taxpayers with a massive tax burden how many will he have left paying

The richest 10 percent will move to a tax haven the rest will either pack work in or lose their jobs as businesses move away from the UK to find a less onerous tax regime

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trotskys twin wrote:
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and who is going to pay for that ?

The Fairies.


Tax payers :D

Down here they are one of the same. :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

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