We've heard some excuses in our time but this one beats the lot
A MOTORCYCLIST has escaped a driving ban after being caught speeding at 108mph in a 70mph zone after he told magistrates he had been "stung by a wasp."
Sudbury Magistrates Court heard how 49-year-old sales engineer Glenn Woods was clocked riding his Ducati at 108mph in a 70mph zone because he had "been stung by a wasp and wanted to get home".Woods, of Ipswich, Suffolk, was clocked on the A14 at Kentford, Suffolk, on August 1, 2010.Woods, who admitted speeding, was riding with a "group of lads" at the time of the offence and had been overtaking when he topped 100mph."I had been stung by a bee. I know it sounds bizarre. I didn't feel that well," he told the court."Over a two-hour period of riding it (the speeding) was probably 20 seconds overtaking."Woods was fined £300, ordered to pay £65 costs and had six penalty points added to his licence.
In another 100mph+ incident, another Suffolk motorcyclist received an eight-week ban after he was caught speeding at 107mph in a 40mph zone.
John Dove, 26, of Stowupland, also appeared before Sudbury magistrates, where he admitted speeding on August 1.
Dove was banned, fined £250 and ordered to pay £50 costs.
What a load of shite!
The wasp must have flown up his arse and he was too embarased to stop and remove it.Instead he chose to speed home so his mummy could do it.
Posted: 07/10/2010 at 10:10
Posted: 07/10/2010 at 10:48
That is the best excuse I've ever heard. LOL!
Posted: 07/10/2010 at 21:05
Well i got stung on the temple by a fuckin wasp , and i can assure you it wasnt speed that was on my mind, it was stoppin the fuckin bike . Granted it made me ill , but from the fright of trying to get the helmet off while the bike was still moving in traffic.
So its good to see there is still magistrates out there still doing what they have always done, and that is ,"MAKE UP WHAT EVER THEY FUCKIN WANT "
Posted: 12/10/2010 at 17:06
Posted: 13/10/2010 at 01:11
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