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Burnouts in front of the cops never end well

By johnboy - 31 December 2012 30

An 18-year-old Wanniassa man had his vehicle seized and faces a serious drink-drive charge after an incident in Tuggeranong on Saturday night (December 29).

Around 10.34pm, ACT Policing General Duties officers were on a routine patrol when they witnessed a silver Holden Statesman sedan performing a sustained burnout at the 7-Eleven petrol station at the Wanniassa shops.

When police approached the vehicle, the driver jumped from the car and ran. A short time later police apprehended the driver, who was then given a roadside screening test. The test returned a positive result.

The driver was taken into custody and later returned a Prescribed Concentration of Alcohol (PCA) reading of 0.130. As the holder of a probationary driver’s licence, he was subject to a zero alcohol content.

The driver’s licence was immediately suspended and he will be summonsed to face court at a later date. His car also was seized by police and will be impounded for 90 days.

Under section 5 of the Road Transport (Safety and Traffic Management) Act 1999, police may seize vehicles for offences of street racing, speed trials, burnouts and menacing driving. Vehicles can be seized for up to 90 days for a first offence and may be seized and forfeited to the Territory for a second offence if so ordered by the court.

[Courtesy ACT Policing]

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Burnouts in front of the cops never end well
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LSWCHP 8:20 pm
31 Dec 12
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A heavily intoxicated P-Plater doing burnouts in a powerful vehicle. Lucky someone wasn’t killed.

At one stage of human development, a bloke this stupid would’ve starved to death or been eaten by a predator at an early age. Unfortunately, technological advances mean that such critters now survive and prosper, and we’re on a downhill slope to the scenario portrayed in Idiocracy.

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goggles13 8:29 pm
31 Dec 12
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not only caught by the cops but also likely caught by the cameras at the 7-eleven as well.

what a winner…..NOT

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bundah 8:50 pm
31 Dec 12
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A Holden Statesman, well aren’t the bogans stepping up in the world!

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Girt_Hindrance 8:56 pm
31 Dec 12
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LSWCHP said :

A heavily intoxicated P-Plater doing burnouts in a powerful vehicle. Lucky someone wasn’t killed.

At one stage of human development, a bloke this stupid would’ve starved to death or been eaten by a predator at an early age. Unfortunately, technological advances mean that such critters now survive and prosper, and we’re on a downhill slope to the scenario portrayed in Idiocracy.

+1 on this.

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Spykler 9:17 pm
31 Dec 12
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Natural selection hasn’t done us too many favours with this ‘tard.

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milkman 9:51 pm
31 Dec 12
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Sh*t for brains.

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Postalgeek 9:41 am
01 Jan 13
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The silver lining is that he’s now in line to donate a Holden Statesman to the community should he again decide to act like an arsemuppet in front of police.

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Grumpy Old Fart 9:43 am
01 Jan 13
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A Mulley award contender if ever there was one…..

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Lazy I 11:49 am
01 Jan 13
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Postalgeek said :

The silver lining is that he’s now in line to donate a Holden Statesman to the community should he again decide to act like an arsemuppet in front of police.

So some other bogan can get a sweet deal on the state-o at the police auctions and start the cycle all over again.

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Genie 12:03 pm
01 Jan 13
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18 and already on a probationary license ?? so he’s already been caught before……

When does his car get impounded and crushed to a cube ?

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Girt_Hindrance 2:41 pm
01 Jan 13
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Genie said :

18 and already on a probationary license ?? so he’s already been caught before……

When does his car get impounded and crushed to a cube ?

I’d pay money to be able to witness this car being crushed- I know it’s not on the cards as yet, but this could be an avenue of revenue raising I’d be happy to assist with. I wonder how many tickets the Govt could sell to an event of this kind?

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PrinceOfAles 4:52 pm
01 Jan 13
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Genie said :

18 and already on a probationary license ?? so he’s already been caught before……

When does his car get impounded and crushed to a cube ?

A better option would be to recycle his car into a Ford Festiva or a beep-beep Barina. Really add a bit of insult to the injury.

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Cameron 4:58 pm
01 Jan 13
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Genie said :

18 and already on a probationary license ?? so he’s already been caught before……

Not sure that there’s any such thing as a probationary licence – a “restricted licence” can be given to those with a suspended licence under certain conditions. In this case, I suspect whoever wrote the media belief is under the mistaken impression that the P plate represents probationary, instead of provisional.

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Cameron 5:02 pm
01 Jan 13
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Actually, disregard that – I was under the mistaken impression that there was no such thing as a probationary licence… :)

Turns out that’s what you get once you return from having a *cancelled* licence (presumably as opposed to a suspended one). So who knows what this idiot has done before.

See http://www.rego.act.gov.au/assets/PDFs/ACT%20licence%20type%20information%20sheet.pdf

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DrKoresh 5:10 pm
01 Jan 13
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Genie said :

18 and already on a probationary license ?? so he’s already been caught before……

When does his car get impounded and crushed to a cube ?

A probationary license is just P-plates, Genie-us.

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