If I killed someone with my shotgun through mere inattention I'd never see a licence again.but prison or similar needs to be reserved for people who REALLY need to be off the streets until they can be rehabilitated (Yes - I know but.....)
To play devil's advocate - there does not seem to have been any ill will or recklessness
Er, he didn't see Mr Smith because the fool could not see where he was going in the low sun yet made a conscious decision to carry on driving his multi-tonne weapon forward regardless for at least 12 seconds while blind.
That isn't mere inattention, that's willful, considered, deliberate recklessness, the very essense of it.
Dr Maharaj said she knew that McGarry had "no intention to cause harm and was distraught when he realised what had happened".
She added that her husband understood people sometimes made mistakes and needed a second chance in life.
She said: "He would want Mr McGarry to find peace and move on."