Driving examiner wanted to sue a learner driver for 'braking too quickly'

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Charlie
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Driving examiner wanted to sue a learner driver for 'braking too quickly'

Post: # 2436Post Charlie
Mon Feb 20, 2017 4:30 am

Driving examiner wanted to sue a learner driver for 'braking too quickly'

You simply could not make a story up like this.
While out on a practical driving test, the pupil, Ben Williams, was told to perform an emergency stop.
The stop was controlled and according to the pupils driving instructor sitting in the back seat, the manoeuvre was 'perfect'.
Keith Priestley, the driving examiner, went to a solicitor to make a claim.
However, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) went in Ben's favour and even offered him a free re-test.
Priestley, dropped his case and was disciplined and does not work for the DVSA any more.
Honestly, the cheek of it!

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... ickly.html
Stay safe everyone!

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Re: Driving examiner wanted to sue a learner driver for 'braking too quickly'

Post: # 2452Post Tommy Gun
Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:21 am

Obviously somebody wanted some money here :o
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Post: # 2482Post Wheelspin
Wed Feb 22, 2017 8:15 am

What a plonker.
Compensation culture at its worst.

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Re: Driving examiner wanted to sue a learner driver for 'braking too quickly'

Post: # 2487Post Speedy
Sat Feb 25, 2017 2:53 pm

Shocking story of compensation culture.
Out for a buck or two.
Go ahead punk, make my day!

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Re: Driving examiner wanted to sue a learner driver for 'braking too quickly'

Post: # 2521Post Tripper
Sun Feb 26, 2017 2:09 pm

He clearly wanted out of the job.

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Re: Driving examiner wanted to sue a learner driver for 'braking too quickly'

Post: # 2553Post Motor Mouth
Mon Mar 06, 2017 11:09 am

For crying out loud, this compensation culture is getting beyond a joke.
My other car is a Reliant Robin and you can say what you like!

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