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What do you do when loads of drivers get nicked for speeding?

Simple: you suggest that since so many people are breaking the law, maybe we should abolish the law!

At least, if you're the self-entitled wanker called Hugh Bladon (founder of the Alliance of British Drivers), that is.

'If a lot of people are being caught it may be that the speed limit on that road is ridiculously low.  The speed limit needs to be reassessed to see what the normal speed of the road is. The limit should be set at the speed that 85 per cent of drivers take the road at...'

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6846749/Britains-busiest-speed-...

Sent this e-mail to the Alliance of British Drivers today:

Subject: FAO Hugh Bladon

'Good afternoon,
I read with interest the comments attributed to Mr Hugh Bladon in the Daily Mail article referenced below:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6846749/Britains-busiest-speed-...

Mr Bladon is quoted as saying:

'If a lot of people are being caught it may be that the speed limit on that road is ridiculously low.  The speed limit needs to be reassessed to see what the normal speed of the road is. The limit should be set at the speed that 85 per cent of drivers take the road at'.

Would you be kind enough to :

1.  confirm for me that the words above were indeed spoken or written by Mr Bladon?

2.  if the answer to 1. is 'yes', would you please provide references to when Mr Bladon has advocated the repeal of the Theft Act 1968 on the grounds that a lot of people are stealing (3,591,000 offences of theft reported to the police in 2018)?

Thank you so much.'

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