Originally Posted by Meeni
It's not that its okay, its that it is out of proportion punishment. Put an heavy fine, revoke licenses for repeat offenders, but jail is a life destroying event, it should be restrained to people that actually need it to stop their behavior. I'm sure a hefty fine will make people think enough without sending them to the anal-rape house...
Being hit by a car at 60mph on a residential road is a life destroying event
Being hit by a car at 100mph on a highway is a life destroying event.
If you are going to endanger others by being reckless you should be placed in jail, license suspended, and a giant fee.