Discussion in 'PatsFans.com - Patriots Fan Forum' started by MoLewisrocks, Aug 27, 2007.
A Lamborghini. I wonder what comprehensive car insurance costs for a vehicle like that. Perhaps Briggs was simply scared about his rates going up and was rushing off to call Geico.
Seriously, the more of this kind of thing I see, the more it appears that the NFL is daycare for very rich children who never received proper parenting.
don't drink and drive kiddies
Hire a driver if you earn 20 mil a year.
I bet he was so shaken by the crash that he ran home and had a six-pak and three shots of Jack to calm his nerves.
Thanks to the new "Don't Drink and Drive" commercials, Briggs was completely uninjured in the crash, cushioned by the 500 gallons of Jack Daniels filling his Lamborghini to just below his chin.
Lance thinks that it's better to run home and play stupid or make up a lie after crashing your car, rather than staying there and getting a DUI.
the penalty will be less severe since there will be no way to prove that Lance was drinking and driving (which im sure he was).
I wonder if this kind of behavior will continue.
Keegs, I'm not so sure about that.
It is generally a crime to leave the scene of accident where there has been property damage.
I'm not sure, but I would imagine the penalties parallel, or exceed, those of DUI in order to deter just this type of conduct.
Honestly, from the beginning of his negotiation, Briggs has shown himself to be nothing but a total punk. This doesn't surprise me at all.
You mean like Ted Kennedy?
Only if he damaged someone else's property. He doesn't have to make an insurance claim if he decides to pay to have his car fixed. As far as he's concerned, while he probably broke the law and is a moron for drinking and driving, he made the right move considering what he has to lose by getting a DUI.
but i think Lance might believe that a DUI might be more severe NFL penalty than leaving the scene. For example, Lance may think a DUI is an 8 game suspension but leaving the scene is only 6 games.
And we can't forget the possibility that Lance could be a complete moron.
I had the same thought. For all the idiocy of (allegedly ) driving a $200k automobile while impaired, running scared may well have been a smart move.
Not really. If he did no harm to anyone or there property he will not get in to much trouble.
You may be right. It doesn't make legal sense that someone should be able to avoid a DUI in this way without receiving a similar penalty, though.
+1. Brillian move on his part, assuming he was in fact drinking and driving.
Running away and not getting caught red-handed is a time honored way to avoid lots of different criminal charges.
+1 as well. I bet some cousin of his will turn up and state he was driving the car and crashed and was scared and ran... or something like that.
yes, some cousin of his who will get all his legal fees paid for and 100K transferred into his bank account.
what a bunch of stupid idiot dummy-heads
As someone else has said, it worked pretty good for Ted Kennedy. I can remember other politicians pulling this stunt as well over the years. Once safely home or stashed away somewhere while the body clears out the drugs/booz, you can make up all kinds of stuff.
"I had a bad reaction to some medication"
"I fell asleep at the wheel. I don't know why I ran off. I guess I was just scared or maybe I was in shock from my injuries."
"It wasn't me. My brother's girlfriend's cousin was actually driving the car"
If you are drunk or wasted and you crash your car, the safest thing you can do is run from the scene, especially when it is a one car crash with only you in the vehicle. Also helps when you are insanely rich. Of course, most of us wouldn't get ourselves into that situation in the first place.
I wonder if Ty Law's cousin is available??
Seriously, they say that the police are looking for him, I hope that he did not get thrown from the vehicle, or worse taken from his vehicle. Remember what happened to Innis Cosby, he got killed because he was a young black man driving an expensive car, and the POS illegal alien thought he was a drug dealer and tried to rob him and ended up killing him.
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