Very sad story. What's even crazier is that same day 2 other people were hit by cars and killed in the same town. We need to stop giving out licenses to just any dumbass that walks in.
Then, this video is captured of the hurt and confused dog which ran from the accident scene and for some reason began to swim into the ocean nearby.Originally Posted by CBS News
The kayaker obviously didn't know what had happened and kindly did his best to help the dog and find the owner. The video was posted to Youtube before he knew what had happened to Mrs. Chen.
Somebody won't be seeing his kid for a long time (hopefully).During his first appearance before a judge, Talman's total bond was set at $100,000. Talman appeared to be very upset, and his attorney revealed that Talman is an expectant father.
During his first appearance before a judge, Talman's total bond was set at $100,000. Talman appeared to be very upset, and his attorney revealed that Talman is an expectant father.
Why is it that when something terrible is done by people acting like this, as soon as their actions caught up with them they happen to remember this.
He should had remembered that when he was thinking of doing this. Sometimes I think there should be a drivers license renewal test every few years (IIRC doctors and or other professionals have to keep themselves certified by taking courses and what not) Even if it I may be affected in the long run, why not do this with driving licenses? Just an idea.
Why yes; that she tropper has sideburns...
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I completely agree. I feel this way everyday from November through March when every jackass is on vacation driving around FL.
Im glad this guy found the pup and rescued it from the water. I hate drunk drivers. Throw his ass in jail and lose the key. Theres no excuse for it.
You think you hate it now. Wait til you drive it.
I hadn´t been in the USA in three years, just spent 10 days in Florida...
Drivers are waaaaay worse... A lot of women seem to be hooked to their cell phone or texting, too busy to use their signals or keep proper distance on the highway.
Absurd amount of bad drivers in bro-dozers... Everyone passing on the right. I saw way too many bad drivers.
This is what MADD and the politicians and so forth always miss. Driving drunk is, by definition, done with impaired judgment. Drunk people are less able to assess risk than sober people. So it doesn't matter if you make DUI punishments punitive or not, they'll do it anyway because they're not thinking about that when they get behind the wheel. Either that, or they're blowing a 0.08 and feel fine.
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I grew up in Florida and thanks to my job have now driven all over the US and many parts of Europe. Florida drivers rank up there with the worst I have experienced. Every area has it quirks, but Florida drivers are just terrible. Discourteous, poor driving skills, perpetually lost... Need I go on?!?
Read about the dog and the accident this morning in the paper. I just couldn't believe the dog took to the water to escape. Just sad
I can't believe there is a video of the fisherman!!!
Thanks for posting this.
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A congestion increase alone adds an extra level of danger, but when almost 100% of that extra congestion consists of drivers unfamiliar with the area (or even the country), well, you don't really need to study actuarial tables to know that the odds of something bad happening increase exponentially.
really sad if you ask me...
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I agree that we should have license renewal programs but unfortunately it wouldn't have stopped this. For drunk drivers we need a way for those who go out drinking to safely get home for a nominal fee. This guy was obviously drunk beyond belief and if he was drinking with friends they should have never let him leave like that. The guy gets whatever is coming to him but we can't let blind hatred drive us to make irrational decisions and laws. We need to find a solution that would stop the problem, not a solution that will make us profit off it.
Agreed penalties alone might not be able to stop them. My point was based under my desire that maybe under continued testing or certification common sense may kick in and or be trained into. Then again like I said common sense training.
Just hoping justice is served on this one.
Why yes; that she tropper has sideburns...
for the kayaker for doing the right thing
such a sad story and the video was hard to watch knowing the dog's owner is dead.
and... yeah, there's really no excuse for drunk driving.... unfortunately, people do it all the time and will continue to do it....
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hopefully, the lady didn't suffer too much.Police told Chen, the alleged drunk driver, was traveling at least 90 miles per hour and likely missed hitting Barney by inches. Barney and Donna had been on a busy state road and had been at a turn.