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Gay Byrne not wearing seat belt on Wogans ireland

  • 30-01-2011 10:44pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 276 ✭✭ kwinabeeste


    was watching Wogans Ireland on bbc one earlier and Gay Byrne was in car talking to Terry Wogan and was not wearing seatbelt.

    as he is Chair of RSA should he not be wearing his seat belt as he tells us to do?


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  • Registered Users Posts: 3,923 ✭✭✭ afatbollix


    Gaybo your a prick


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,295 Joe10000


    Was the car moving ?


  • Registered Users Posts: 21,864 ✭✭✭✭ mickdw


    I noticed they both had the belt pulled badly over their shoulder. Bad form. I thought he had a bit more cop on given his position.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 5,430 ✭✭✭ testicle


    Joe10000 wrote: »
    Was the car moving ?

    Yes


  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators Posts: 4,991 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Shane732


    was watching Wogans Ireland on bbc one earlier and Gay Byrne was in car talking to Terry Wogan and was not wearing seatbelt.

    as he is Chair of RSA should he not be wearing his seat belt as he tells us to do?

    I really hope that's correct and it turns into an Andy Gray type thing.

    Would love to see that dithering idiot gone.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 21,864 ✭✭✭✭ mickdw


    Joe10000 wrote: »
    Was the car moving ?

    Certainly was


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,295 Joe10000


    Bit of an own goal so.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 2,412 ✭✭✭ andyseadog


    Gay Byrne wrote: »
    Dear oh dear, oh dear, oh dear.

    yes indeed.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,103 ✭✭✭ corglass


    Anyone know anyway of watching this online to pull out a screengrab?


  • Registered Users Posts: 4,263 ✭✭✭ jaffa20


    corglass wrote: »
    Anyone know anyway of watching this online to pull out a screengrab?

    It's on bbc iplayer. Anybody in the uk?


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  • Registered Users Posts: 2,264 ✭✭✭ sk8board


    yeh, spotted that straight away. they were in a chauffeur driven s-class

    maybe it was done so the suits wouldn't be creased for the camera, but for god's sake, surely the producers, cameramen or anyone at all involved in filming would know that you can't put familiar faces like wogan and byrne in a car with no seat belts, and not expect people to notice!

    even Peppa pig was compelled to wear an animated seat-belt after they got complaints...


  • Registered Users Posts: 73,798 ✭✭✭✭ Atlantic Dawn


    Joe Duffy will have a field day with this tomorrow :D


  • Registered Users Posts: 21,864 ✭✭✭✭ mickdw


    And he cannot even claim he forgot as he appears to have it ever so slightly clipped over his shoulder as if to fool people


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,079 ✭✭✭ ollie1


    Took a picture :D


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 2,412 ✭✭✭ andyseadog


    hard to tell from the light, but it looks as though Wogan is wearing his?


  • Registered Users Posts: 276 ✭✭ kwinabeeste


    I sent email to RSA looking for an explanation :-D


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 971 ✭✭✭ CoalBucket


    Gay doesn't need to wear a seat belt, in the event of a collision Gay is protected by his aura of smugness.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 2,412 ✭✭✭ andyseadog


    I sent email to RSA looking for an explanation :-D

    brace yourself for no response i'd say :rolleyes:


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 193 ✭✭ hairy sailor


    From what i hear the smug wa*ker got his driving licence in the amnesty when the driving test was first introduced,therefore he hasn't sat the test but was first to speak out about provisional licence holder's been allowed to drive alone


  • Registered Users Posts: 21,864 ✭✭✭✭ mickdw


    Considering Gaybo welcome note on RSA website:

    We know from experience and the evidence coming from other countries that road users have a right to expect safer roads. Of course they have obligations too, and the consistent message is that a few simple behavioural changes could save many lives and prevent unnecessary suffering. Changes like:

    * A reduction of speed by just 5km
    * Always wearing your seatbelt

    I think he certainly needs to comment on his actions


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 5,461 Max_Damage


    Joe Duffy will have to hear about this...

    Joe-Duffy_RTE_Feb012009.jpg


  • Registered Users Posts: 497 ✭✭ Leprechaun77


    looks to me as if he might actually be wearing his seat belt, but he seems more concerned that it doesn't crease his new shirt and tie.....he's still a muppet either way


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,278 ✭✭✭ PaulKK


    looks to me as if he might actually be wearing his seat belt, but he seems more concerned that it doesn't crease his new shirt and tie.....he's still a muppet either way

    How is he wearing it, it isn't going across his chest at all, how would that stop you flying forward?

    Terry has his the same.


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,610 ArtSmart


    well people have being trying to strap Gaybo down for some time

    but


    'it wants no straps'...


  • Registered Users Posts: 21,864 ✭✭✭✭ mickdw


    Even if he had it clicked on, the pictures show that it is not crossing his body at all. So at best he has it pulled away from his body and at worst he has it pulled over his shoulder to pretend its on. Either way, he is really not wearing his seatbelt.


  • Registered Users Posts: 497 ✭✭ Leprechaun77


    PaulKK wrote: »
    How is he wearing it, it isn't going across his chest at all, how would that stop you flying forward?

    it could be potentially buckled up, but he has taken the chest belt away in favour of his appearance. Why else hold the belt? The belt would cause a crease in his shirt/suit...now we couldn't have him neglecting his appearance could we?

    I do agree that it would be useless in the event of a crash though.


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,525 ✭✭✭ mondeo


    Pig sh!t is going to fly down south now :D

    FCUK Russia and FCUK the Soviet Union. Glory to UKRAINE.



  • Registered Users Posts: 8,997 ✭✭✭ Senna


    I wouldn't cry if that car hit a brick wall at 100kmph.


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,084 ✭✭✭ Rowley Birkin QC


    This is something that always bothers me about tv programmes. It would be great if Gaybo got pulled up on it.

    I guess it's a pet annoyance of mine because the stretch of road I live on has claimed a few victims over the years and I've lost someone very close to me in similar circumstances.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 497 ✭✭ Leprechaun77


    Senna wrote: »
    I wouldn't cry if that car hit a brick wall at 100kmph.

    I would, but only if it was the wall of my front garden.......I can imagine the amount of time I'd need to spend cleaning up that tripe...and then of course having to read the RSA statement the following day claiming the wall was probably built by a young male driver


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