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Steve Farrell  says:

122mph speeder jailed after forum boasts

A motorcyclist has been jailed for eight months after boasting on a forum about lying to police over a speeding offence. Andrew Kelly, 37, was filmed speeding at 122mph by a speed camera van but told police a prospective buyer had been test-riding the bike at the time. Police later found a thread on a forum describing the incident and...

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Jan 11

Posts: 125

petedj says:

button it

If he had pulled out and killed a motorcyclist whilst using his phone in a car he would still be free. Speed on its own isn't dangerous, only inappropriate speed. The lesson here is keep your mouth shut, he talked his way into prison.

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Mar 10

Posts: 119

MudDoctor says:

Let's not get caught up

in a "speeders being picked on" argument here. The idiot was jailed for perverting the course of justice, not for speeding.

Looking at the Police video, it looks to me like the other biker was doing the same speed, so was he ticketed too?

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Aug 02

Posts: 599

winger says:

Oh the joys of life pre internet!!!!!!

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Jan 09

Posts: 96

Rowdygimly says:


Deserved everything he got another moron on a motorbike painting us all with the same brush.

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Aug 02

Posts: 2321

Hedgehog5 says:


So he was jailed for a combination of perverting the course of justice (twice, for which an MP got a prison sentence) & speeding (once). Not so much to do with the speeding... just being foolish afterwards.

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Jan 11

Posts: 108

RageRider says:

How stupid can people be???

Do you people still not realise how the internet works.....???

If you post a video on youtube.....people can see it.

If you write stuff on the internet.....people can read it.

If you manage to get away with something you don't tell a soul! Ever.

People like this deserve everything they get. Twice.

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Apr 10

Posts: 109

FellRaven says:

I disagree with Perverting with this sentencing

I've always found it strange that a "Criminal" can lie about their whereabouts on the night in question without being charged with Perverting the Course of Justice. If was my understanding that this was intend as an offence for somebody giving false testimony to aid a criminal not the criminal themselves.

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Aug 02

Posts: 2755

spondonste says:

Staggering naivety

Some people throw common sense out of the window when it comes to bolstering their ego on social media sites. As others have said this person was done for perverting the course of justice (I believe it can involve a prison sentence of up to 12 years).

In some ways social media sites are now akin to darwin awards in that the most idiotic, naive individuals cause themselves loads of problems by NOT thinking through possible consequence of bragging to complete strangers on  social media sites.

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Apr 13

Posts: 131

yaki says:

This idiot has drawn negative national media attention to motorcyclists when I am sure many of use go out of our way to give biking a good public image,with friends like him who needs enemies.Thanks for nothing you idiot.

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Nov 05

Posts: 127

LOL!!! what a muppet! He got all that he deserved.

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