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originally posted by: sdcigarpig
From what I have gathered, there is no good Samaritan laws on the books, and the person is really not required to get out and give assistance to anyone in a mass natural diseaster like that. Most experts would say that unless you have the proper training and have the necessary skills to do such, getting out of a vehicle in the middle of that is a bad idea, no matter how noble the intention. Right then, there are people who are trying to piece together what all happened, and are now in survival mode, fight or flight.
Lets just say he did stop, where was he going to park? He can not just part on the side of the rode, nor block traffic. The roads have to be cleared to allow for the emergency vehicles to get through and those who are trained to render aid. Plus what guarantee for persons safety is there or legal protection. As sad as it is, the reality is that if someone needs aid, and a good Samaritan stops to help them, and there is further injury to the person hurt, the good Samaritan can end up getting sued for trying to do the right thing.
Such is the laws, and those who implement them.
Ben H 8 hours ago Okay....everyone head over to live leak and commend this guy for HELPING. Yep, unlike the idiot who uploaded this and all the other illuminati/satan crap in his profile, I actually looked into this video. I found that it was already uploaded to live leak and the guy driving was moving out of the way for emergency vehicles to arrive because only one lane was open. After he cleared the debris area, he parked and helped people and emergency response teams for hours. Shame on you ColCasperUK, for being completely wrong with the intent to create false hatred towards an individual while gaining YouTube views. SMH.
originally posted by: candlestick
I hate screaming people,they are SUPER annoying ,they don't care my feelings,thus I don't want to help them.
so use some critical thinking next time please
and to make a claim such as that, and not really have been there which would be easy enough to check, just like spearing people in the neck would be.
and he happened to see something horrible and flee from it- a perfectly understandable reaction.