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“Keep death ON the road”

December 1, 2016

That seems to be the motto of the State’s District Court.

In what  must seem an unimaginable, incredible decision for the folks out Mannum way, where two locals died in two separate crashes seven years apart as a result of the involvement of woman driver Michelle Thiele,  the District Court has overturned her indefinite licence suspension issued in March 2010.

In April 200o Thiele failed to give way at an intersection, causing the death of a 69-year-old man. Seven years later, at exactly the same spot, a 51-year-old motorcyclist was another of her victims.

I suppose it is some consolation that the issuing of  her new L-plates will be dependent on driver training…

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