[OZAPRS] Beacon Intervals - Reminder

Ron Perry ronk at ncable.com.au
Sun Aug 30 16:09:31 EST 2009

On Sun, 2009-08-30 at 15:27 +1000, Damien Gardner Jnr wrote:
> On 30/08/2009, at 12:13 PM, Terry Neumann wrote:
> > > There is NO protection against it.
> > Correct - but only to a degree.    You see, there is no protection
> > against people driving in the centre lane 20 kph below the speed
> > limit.   There is no protection against someone waiting at the
> > traffic lights for ten seconds after the green light before moving
> > off.   There is no protection against someone breaking wind in a
> > crowded lift.   There is no protection against people acting
> > selfishly on the amateur bands.   But one of the things that
> > distinguishes us from lower forms of life is that (usually) formal
> > protection from any of the above quite legal (but totally
> > unacceptable behaviour) rarely becomes necessary.
> > 
> I hate to nit-pick (or maybe I don't ;) ) but that's not entirely true
> anymore.. - it used to be that driving below the speed limit, or
> sitting in an intersection after it was clear, or the light went
> green, could only land you with a public nuisance charge from mr
> plod..  These days (I not sure exactly when it was changed, I'm
> thinking 2002-ish), the cops can charge you with dangerous driving..
>  I've seen (and heard of) a few folks being done for doing 80 in a 110
> zone, or not entering the left-hand lane of a T-intersection
> roundabout (as in being on the main road of the T) despite it being
> dedicated to their lane.. 
> Still, nothing they can do about farting :\
Sorry DG,

But they have!  Carbon trading..is just a tax on fresh air.
And you can't even make a sound as that is noise pollution. :/


> Cheers,
> DG
> Damien Gardner Jnr
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