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Letters to the editor: Issue 484 19 Dec 2007

We must regulate motorists' freedom if it presents harm to others

Chris Wood

Nigel Humphries' somewhat confused letter (LTT 6 Dec) misses many points but one basic fact in particular. Stated simply, if you propel a tonne of metal in the vicinity of other people there is a risk that you might hit someone with it. This is not a shared risk; this is a risk imposed by you on other people. If those other people have to adapt their lives to avoid the risk that you impose upon them, then their freedom is restricted for the sake of your convenience.

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