Unsafe drivingBMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39125.626019.DE (Published 15 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:585
- Peter Simmons, consultant psychiatrist
- Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Welwyn Garden City
Early in my medical career my aged car—which I had bought with my first month's wages—had broken down, and the hospital arranged to pay a minicab driver to take me to another hospital.
The minicab driver, who seemed to be in his late 30s, made an illegal right turn to speed the wrong way up a short one-way street. I asked him if he was in a rush, because I was not. He told me that he was: this …