Saturday, 28 March 2009

Robbie Fowler smacked on wrists with feather

Former England footballer Robbie Fowler has been banned from driving for six months and ordered to pay £265 in fines and costs after using his mobile phone while driving.

[But he won’t mind as he is currently working in Australia.]

The 33-year-old admitted he broke the law while behind the wheel of his BMW X5 last year, despite denying it at the time. Fowler, of Caldy Road, Caldy, Wirral, was caught using the phone as he drove along Netherton Way, Bootle, on November 14.

The offence took the striker to 12 points on his licence and led to a six-month driving ban being imposed. He was also given a £150 fine and ordered to pay £100 costs and a £15 victim surcharge.

Fowler was not at South Sefton Magistrates' court.

[Driver criminality is indulged to the extent that the offender in such cases is spared the inconvenience of turning up in court. And a £150 fine is pocket money to a rich man like Fowler.]

Fowler had previously racked up points by speeding in 2006 and "contravention" of pedestrian crossing laws in 2006 and 2008.

[In other words, a very dangerous driver and a prospective killer who should have been taken off the roads long ago.]