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Sunderland Taxi Surfer

Post by Bus Driver » 12 Nov 2018, 18:56

Sunderland Taxi Surfer

This is a weird and dangerous act by a taxi driver in Sunderland.
A man called Glen is under the influence of alcohol and asks a taxi driver for help with an injured man after a night out in the city centre.
The taxi driver ignores the cry for help and from what we understand in the video, the taxi moves off and scoops Glen onto the bonnet.
Not only that, he drives for around four and a half minutes with Glen on the bonnet until he is stopped by police.

The taxi driver is wholly to blame for this because he should NOT have touched Glen with his motor powered vehicle.
But, to actually drive for this length of time, is remarkable.
Just how Glen managed to stay on the car is amazing, stunt men find this hard so an untethered drunk lad unreal.

The taxi driver is heading for big trouble and if he doesn't lose his licence, this would be shocking.
We can't allow this type of dangerous behaviour.
Can you imagine the consequences should the lad have fell off?

Before anyone calls the lad an idiot, stop and think for a minute.
He is drunk, the taxi driver is in control of a motor powered vehicle.
The law is quite clear on this and it should take its course.

Here is the Sunderland Taxi Surfer video:



It also managed to make The Sun newspaper here should that video disappear.



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Re: Sunderland Taxi Surfer

Post by Jenky » 12 Nov 2018, 20:51

Oh jeeez :lol:
Obviously the taxi driver is in trouble up to his neck and the proof is there for all to see.
That is one dangerous driver and needs to be taken off our roads.



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Re: Sunderland Taxi Surfer

Post by cam » 13 Nov 2018, 05:40

:lolboard: :lolboard: :lolboard:


I might have the day off today!

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Re: Sunderland Taxi Surfer

Post by Jackal » 13 Nov 2018, 12:48

:ha_ha_ha:


..... and Sunderland, the underdogs, are in the lead!

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Post by thingamajig » 14 Nov 2018, 13:10

Only in Sunderland :lol:


What was that you said again?

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Re: Sunderland Taxi Surfer

Post by red ken » 15 Nov 2018, 13:39

Apparently the taxi driver claims he was driving to the police station :lol:

You really couldn't make it up.



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Post by Crawford » 15 Nov 2018, 15:00

red ken wrote:
15 Nov 2018, 13:39
Apparently the taxi driver claims he was driving to the police station :lol:
This is not an excuse.
It looks like the journey goes from the town all the way to the Queen Alexandra Bridge.
Taxi's have radios, then there are mobile phones and other taxi drivers would have been on hand to help.
That taxi driver is an idiot and he/she needs investigating.
The incident has made world-wide news for a reason.
And that is - the taxi driver was in the wrong!



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Post by thingamajig » 30 Dec 2018, 12:06

Does anyone know if the taxi driver was took to court for this?


What was that you said again?

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Post by Marco » 31 Dec 2018, 12:11

Its a funny video :lol:
But it could have ended badly.
Wheee added the 'incidental' music 'Drive' by The Cars and the Beach Boys' 'Surfing USA' :lol:



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Re: Sunderland Taxi Surfer

Post by blockheed » 31 Dec 2018, 12:36

thingamajig wrote:
30 Dec 2018, 12:06
Does anyone know if the taxi driver was took to court for this?
I reckon the driver was just taken before the councils licencing authority and given a slap on the hand.
The police should have took action but with the lack of any news they will be brushing it under the carpet and just leaving it up to the licencing people. Just passing the buck really.
The taxi driver will not have been born in this country because if he/she was then I doubt they would have drove with someone on the bonnet.



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