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Old 03-12-2013, 08:21 AM   #65
Andreas RD07a
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I don't see either how this could be the rider's fault.

He might have been an inexperienced rider and maybe a bit too cautious, but that is no reason to be rearended, especially by a trained professional driver.

Courts hold commercial drivers to higher standards and I think it only fair to ask for Law Enforment to be held to the same standards.

The officer should have recognized the situation and adjusted his driving accordingly.

Originally Posted by feldjäger View Post
Failure to report a TC, violates departmental policy, so the guy is screwed on that one regardless.
I was wondering about that too.

In California (I assume in other States as well), after an accident, it is illegal to decline to exchange insurance information.

So I think it would have been proper to ask for the Officer's information.
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