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"A DRIVER spent two nights in jail after being accused of "revving his car in a racist manner".

Mechanic Ronnie Hutton, 49, yesterday described his court ordeal which finally ended when prosecutors dropped the allegation of racism.

But he was still convicted of a breach of the peace for revving the engine of his

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I could understand if he verbally or visually insulted them but revving the engine, I think we would all end up in the clink. Insulting the officer I can to a degree understand but did he identify himself as an off duty police officer before interceding?

SO glad I don't live in the UK any more as it seems that there are some really moronic decisions that the local plod seem to make nowadays.

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I can see the new signage now:

Pedestrian Crossing, Maximum RPM 2,000

Tire Chirping Prohibited After 10PM

Turbo Blow-off Valves Not Permitted On Sundays

Hospital Zone, Coasting Only

etc, etc...

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"Revving an engine in a racist manner"... I cannot possibly expectorate enough expletives to express how pathetic it is that such a charge could even be contemplated. :D

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I have deliberated on this for a while and all I can come up with is:

What a load of crap. Go and catch a real criminal for crying out loud.

Is there even such a charge as racist revving?

All we know is that when they stop making this, we will be properly, properly sad.Jeremy Clarkson on the Esprit.

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