Bernard Tomic in stand-off with police



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14 comments so far

  • Simple enough - he was either on his way to or from training (as per his licence exemption), or he wasn't.

    If he was (and can prove it), he should be left alone. If he wasn't, he needs to be charged - just the same as any less high-profile driver would be.

    Chris Keating
    Date and time
    January 26, 2012, 5:22PM
    • Why does he get special privileges to drive a high powered sports car ??? All other 'p' paters have to stick to the rules. Why shouldn't he???

      Andrew smoors
      Date and time
      January 26, 2012, 6:06PM
      • Anyone for tennis? Niceth game!

        Date and time
        January 26, 2012, 7:05PM
        • What are the cops doing wasting time outside his house. Just serve a notice to appear you now like so much. Then everyone can turn up at Court. You either have the evidence or not. Officers where are the tapes unless you don't want to show us at Court?

          Date and time
          January 26, 2012, 7:12PM
          • It appears that Bernard Tomic thinks he is special.
            If it was any other driver who failed to obey a lawful order from the police to stop. The police would take action to make them stop.
            As he was so busy evading the police how did he know the policeman wanted to hit him.

            People may think his actions is a minor event.

            How many young people around Australia die through reckless behavior on our roads.

            Geoff Mckay
            Date and time
            January 26, 2012, 10:12PM
            • Spoilt, over indulged brat. Harden up princess instead of hiding behind your locked doors and sooking to your solicitor. Sell the car and buy something you're allowed to drive. Problem solved.

              Date and time
              January 26, 2012, 10:45PM
              • Tennis prodigy or Juvenile Delinquent? Why does he get such preferential treatment - special dispensation as a P-plate to drive a high-powered BMW M3? Yet why did he not stop when ordered by the traffic cop? Instead, he proceeded home and locked himself up like a scared little boy afraid to face the law. What makes me sick is that he had call in a former Gold Coast mayor and a local councillor to intervene on his behalf - why are ex-public and current public officers so beholden to him??? Does he pay extra property rates to receive preferential treatment over others? I think Tennis Australia should look into this matter as a serious matter of public image.

                Jonno Smith
                Date and time
                January 27, 2012, 1:01AM
                • Spoiled baby,immature, sense of undeserved privilege. Hope he gets his, no exception, no quarter, with a license revocation.

                  Date and time
                  January 27, 2012, 6:42AM
                  • Apart from being a good tennis player, he can now read the minds of police. He thought they wanted to hit him!! Maturity of a 12 year old Bernard.

                    Date and time
                    January 27, 2012, 6:48AM
                    • Don't blame 19 year old Bernard..blame the Transport Department who gave him special dispensation to drive a high powered vehicle. I hadn't realised that being good at tennis meant you were a great driver. And also really, really mature.

                      Date and time
                      January 27, 2012, 9:04AM

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