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Postby Hardy » Thu Oct 21, 2010 9:43 am

I was riding my bike this morning along Lonsdale St in the right hand lane preparing to do a right turn into Guests Lane and some knob in a 7 series BMW driven by a man that looks a lot like John Barnard QC, honks his horn at me - perhaps because my presence on the road has caused him to apply his brakes a second earlier than he would otherwise have had to. He then turns right to go into Owen Dixon West's car park.

QCs are very accustomed to getting priority over other barristers in court by relying on their status as a queens counsel. But even if you have the trifecta of a royal title, a late model BM and a horn you still have to comply with road rules such as giving way to a bicycle that is in your lane ahead of you.

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Postby Day » Thu Oct 21, 2010 10:38 am

Perhaps he was just saying "Hello"? 8)

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Postby oscar » Thu Oct 21, 2010 1:24 pm

sorry...got a bit confused reading this

given the title of your thread, i thought it was going to be a chapter from your autobiography :wink:

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Postby Slattery » Thu Oct 21, 2010 5:10 pm

Report the matter to your local police station, provide a statement and have them issue him a traffic infringement notice. :wink:

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Postby Hardy » Thu Oct 21, 2010 5:49 pm

There is no infringement notice for being an a-hole. ;)

I doubt r.224 Road Rules will be able to be proved. :(

Better not be too critical cos impatient and arrogant drivers comprise the majority of my client base. :P

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Postby Chef2 » Sun Feb 27, 2011 7:59 am

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/law-a ... 1b9bd.html

Why did your name spring to mind in this one Sean!

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Postby oscar » Sun Feb 27, 2011 12:22 pm

:wink:

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Postby nemo » Sun Feb 27, 2011 12:33 pm

Ouch...

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Postby Hardy » Sun Feb 27, 2011 1:38 pm

Can't wait for Today Tonight to call me about that one!

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Postby Day » Sun Feb 27, 2011 8:45 pm

I want to see where this one goes. We need closure. :D :lol:

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Postby Slattery » Tue Mar 08, 2011 1:39 pm

Another appearance on TT last night Sean, those appearance fees must be adding up :wink:


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