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BBC presenters lecture on road safety while not looking at the road

A BBC road safety series has been criticised for having its presenters drive while looking at the camera in an episode focussing on distraction.  The AA accused BBC2’s How Safe are Britain’s Roads? of setting a bad example. In last week’s programme, looking at drivers on the phone, presenters Justin Rowlatt and Anita Rani repeatedly took their eyes off the...

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snev

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snev says:

did you get any mayo?

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preunit

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preunit says:

no

soap

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romford4

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romford4 says:

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14 years old?  Itchy fanny?   Try some Saville-on. 

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romford4

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romford4 says:

What about this from the BBC News in Sept...

Oh look... the 'latest' Government figures on the cause of road accidents... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19746515

A couple of nuggets from it...

"motorcyclists are among the most vigilant on the roads." 

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""Failed to look properly" was the biggest reason of all, reported in 42% of all accidents."

Christ, I wish these fannies would make their minds up.  We're either the biggest danger on the roads, or we're the most vigilant.  Just goes to show that these researchers and statisticians (probably university phd students) will produce whatever stats are necessary to 'prove' the latest political band-wagon for their paymasters.

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winton50

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winton50 says:

What do we want?

Justice for jimmy Saville victims

When do we want it?

Now then now then now then

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pinkerton2964

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Fairly normal driving then

I watched one of these shows and Justin Rowlatt had his tyre pressures checked and they were all wrong, it was some kind of people carrier that sounded like it needed timing belt and a good service with scratches all over it. They clearly were not expert drivers or even observant they were TV presenters, and problably fairly typical car drivers (spackers). Average drivers never check their oil, water, tyre pressures or even the road ahead while driving, there are much more important things to do like change facebook status "just leaving work stuck in traffic LOL" and with the average car now being able to take a direct hit from an exocet missile I doubt if they would notice cruising straight over a 600 fazer. Motorcyclists make better drivers.  

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piroflip

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piroflip says:

It's only the same as.........

...........looking at a road sign while driving along. If anybody can't do that they shouldn't be on the road. By far the biggest threat to our safety on the road is 90% of women drivers. Clutching the steering wheel for grim death with their noses pressed against the windscreen and a look of terror on their faces at 28mph. And they STILL slow down for corners. lol

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daveire

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daveire says:

I don't see anything wrong with it. She is not holding the camera. Jump of the health and safety band wagon, life is dangerous buy a helmet.

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daveire

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daveire says:

I don't see anything wrong with it. She is not holding the camera. Jump of the health and safety band wagon, life is dangerous buy a helmet.

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Harry44

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Harry44 says:

All these tv series are the same police camera distraction often shows coppers in high speed pursuit while talking to camera and using one hand to hold a radio mike.

 

Now someone tell me they are specially trained to do three things at once.

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