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    If a driver or biker gets banned, should they be allowed funded for cheap fares on public Transport or taxis?
    After all it's the courts and The Police who think a ban and leaving the person without means of affordable transport is a good idea, so maybe they should fund cheap rail cards or help with taxi fares.

    If this is a bad idea the maybe the government should ban fewer people because people need to get to college, work or buy food.
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    No........

    Maybe they shouldn't get themselves banned in the first place......
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    Hahahahahahaha NO! If they're an irresponsible driver and get banned, that's nobody's fault but their own. They should have exercised more caution instead of doing whatever stupid thing caused them to be banned. Let them enjoy the sting of continually rising public transport fares and have it serve as a deterrent for when (if) their ban expires. :yy:
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    What in God's name is this rubbish? So what you're saying is that criminals should be rewarded by getting discounts on transport while the average everyday law-abiding citizen has to pay full price? Ridiculous.

    If the criminals don't want to be stuck with no means of getting around, they should have taken better care whilst driving. No sympathy whatsoever.
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    (Original post by Ambitious1999)
    If a driver or biker gets banned, should they be allowed funded for cheap fares on public Transport or taxis?
    After all it's the courts and The Police who think a ban and leaving the person without means of affordable transport is a good idea, so maybe they should fund cheap rail cards or help with taxi fares.

    If this is a bad idea the maybe the government should ban fewer people because people need to get to college, work or buy food.
    Then that person should not go on the road and put themselves and others at risk and expect to be rewarded for it with financial help.
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    (Original post by Ambitious1999)
    If a driver or biker gets banned, should they be allowed funded for cheap fares on public Transport or taxis?
    After all it's the courts and The Police who think a ban and leaving the person without means of affordable transport is a good idea, so maybe they should fund cheap rail cards or help with taxi fares.

    If this is a bad idea the maybe the government should ban fewer people because people need to get to college, work or buy food.
    This is a wind-up, right?
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    (Original post by Ambitious1999)
    If a driver or biker gets banned, should they be allowed funded for cheap fares on public Transport or taxis?
    After all it's the courts and The Police who think a ban and leaving the person without means of affordable transport is a good idea, so maybe they should fund cheap rail cards or help with taxi fares.

    If this is a bad idea the maybe the government should ban fewer people because people need to get to college, work or buy food.
    lol. No.

    The whole point of the ban is so that the person reflects on the inconvenience caused as a result and as a deterrent to prevent future law breaking.

    Making public transport easier will be seen as rewarding criminals for breaking the law. Utterly ridiculous and laughable suggestion.
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    (Original post by Seamus123)
    This is a wind-up, right?
    Yes, it is. Just another left-wing troll wanting to cause chaos.
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    (Original post by Ambitious1999)
    If a driver or biker gets banned, should they be allowed funded for cheap fares on public Transport or taxis?
    After all it's the courts and The Police who think a ban and leaving the person without means of affordable transport is a good idea, so maybe they should fund cheap rail cards or help with taxi fares.

    If this is a bad idea the maybe the government should ban fewer people because people need to get to college, work or buy food.
    I'd charge them double then they might be more careful about driving responsibly.
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    You got two legs, they can try that thing they call walking.

    I don't even get your logic. When driving you should always be thinking about your actions implementations on other road users and yourself. It's like these stories when you see a take away drive with 36 points on his license and is still allow to drive because he needs to support his family. If a lorry driver goes over their restricted hours, the law comes down on them like a ton of bricks. It's just double standards again. The law depends who you are and how much money you got. If your poor, get free legal aid. If your middle, get f****d, if your rich, just buy yourself freedom back.
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    Heh how does he think these things up?

    NO as its their own fault they broke the law and got banned. They were more likely a danger to other road users so they dont deserve to be rewarded.

    You have no respect for UK law ambitious when you are posting your pro Assad and then pro ISIS rubbish its about breaking the law being ok. Last time it was about your friend being over the limit and not his fault and the time before than about not having to buy insurance. Proper upstanding citizen you are.
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    (Original post by Dot.Cotton)
    Yes, it is. Just another left-wing troll wanting to cause chaos.
    I had to think twice - I thought it was Friday or Saturday night when the trolls come out to play.
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    What about people who just can't drive? They were probably banned for a good reason. I take it you have been banned OP
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    Hahahahahaha...HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH AHAAH......AHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHA. No.
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    No they should just keep off the roads full stop
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    (Original post by Ambitious1999)
    If a driver or biker gets banned, should they be allowed funded for cheap fares on public Transport or taxis?
    After all it's the courts and The Police who think a ban and leaving the person without means of affordable transport is a good idea, so maybe they should fund cheap rail cards or help with taxi fares.

    If this is a bad idea the maybe the government should ban fewer people because people need to get to college, work or buy food.
    You are entitled to a driving licence not because you need one, but because you are a competent driver. Anyone who demonstrates that they are not should have it removed immediately, until such time that they can show that they're reformed.

    You do, probably accidentally, raise a good point though. How about banned drivers being required to pay for a public transport pass? That would make driving illegally more expensive.
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    Yeah, let's make crime benefits applicable across the board.

    Banned from public houses? It's fine, the government is handing out bargain booze gift vouchers.
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    (Original post by Ambitious1999)
    If a driver or biker gets banned, should they be allowed funded for cheap fares on public Transport or taxis?
    No

    After all it's the courts and The Police who think a ban and leaving the person without means of affordable transport is a good idea, so maybe they should fund cheap rail cards or help with taxi fares.
    No, they don't think it's a good idea, they think it's a necessary idea because that person has proven themselves unfit to be on the road. You don't have a right to transport.

    If this is a bad idea the maybe the government should ban fewer people because people need to get to college, work or buy food.
    Just in case you are this feeble minded to genuinely think this rather than it just being a trolling exercise; You need to avoid this temptation towards a victim identity. It's a completely inadequate morality, it's the attitude of if I'm a victim everyone else owes me something and I don't have to take any responsibility.

    People banned from driving are not victims, they are facing the consequence of their actions. If that hurts them in other regards then tough luck it will be a costly lesson in taking responsibility in life.
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    This makes no sense at all:
    So, the 18 year old who is working full time who can't afford to drive has to pay full price; but the person who got his licence taken away gets cheaper travel?

    You're actually rewarding people who have broken the law. How is that right? Meanwhile, the law abiding citizen who can't afford to drive, has to subsidise them.
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    Should murderers get discounts on knives because fewer shops will be willing to sell them to them, which stops them fulfilling their love of cooking?
 
 
 
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