||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 82 (Jul)
||The defendant appeared in person.
||Emma Birt (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service, Truro) for the prosecution.
||6 July 2004
Road traffic - Careless driving - Agony of the moment - Children distracting defendant shortly before collision with stationary traffic - Defendant relying on assumption as to state of affairs on road ahead - Validity of conviction.
In all the circumstances, the facts as found by the Crown Court, supported the defendant's conviction for careless driving.
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