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Gary Reynolds == Craig Shergold? ▻

UK Cannabis Use At An All Time High!

In article <4hnc9u$n9h@scotsman.ed.ac.uk>, Karl Stephen
<etav07@festival.ed.ac.uk> wrote:
>But how do I know if I am too tired?

Buy your own impairment tester.  The cost would be negligible
compared to the other costs of running a motor car.

>Yes but I can't tell if I am too tired except under extreme cases of
>tiredness. Then even if I decided to drive, KNOWING I'd be tired, how
>could you tell if I knew?

I'm not convinced that driving while impaired is any less a crime
simply because you are not aware of it.

However, I don't see why the usual mechanisms can't apply in this
case.  Perhaps a first, minor infraction would result in a police
caution, prosecution being reserved for serious or persistent
offenders.  Ultimately, it is up to the courts to decide, just as
they now decide between manslaughter and murder.

Tim.
--
Tim Goodwin   | "MS-DOS is dwindling, only to be replaced by something
Cambridge, UK | even more bizarre and incomprehensible." -- Steve Summit

Original headers:

From: tim@pipex.net (Tim Goodwin)
Newsgroups: uk.politics,uk.legal,uk.misc
Subject: Re: UK Cannabis Use At An All Time High!
Date: 8 Mar 1996 13:29:32 GMT
Organization: Unipalm PIPEX
Distribution: uk
Message-ID: <4hpcns$eav@wave.news.pipex.net>
References: <4hf0hh$40p@wave.news.pipex.net> <4hn28i$k03@scotsman.ed.ac.uk>
  <4hn761$lgg@scotsman.ed.ac.uk> <4hnc9u$n9h@scotsman.ed.ac.uk>

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◅ UK Cannabis Use At An All Time High!

Gary Reynolds == Craig Shergold? ▻