Vera Baird 03.04.09 at 8:03 pm
the judge made clear, contrary to what you say, the texting had stopped several miles before the crash and played no part in the death. Hence he was not charged with causing death while dangerous driving like ms Curtis but with dangerous driving only. Nobody should text while driving.
Is she trying to say that he wasn’t distracted by his texting and was paying full attention when he killed young Mr Gombar. I had charitably assumed that he was distracted by his texting.
Perhaps the Solicitor-General dropping into blogs to reiterate past defences for ordinary folk is a common occurrence, I’m too new at this blogging lark to know; or perhaps Lord Ahmed has powerful supporters in high places. I’m sure that other bloggers will let me know.
Naturally I have checked out the IP address and e-mail address as being genuine.