Serial criminal John Moir convicted of 218 offences laughs at police after receiving 43rd driving ban


'Nothing is going to stop me': Serial criminal convicted of 218 offences laughs at police after receiving his 43rd driving ban
John Moir, 46, of Ipswich, Suffolk, was caught driving while banned – againHe was jailed in 2010 after hitting Simon Jacobs, 45, who nearly diedMr Jacobs says 'Justice system must listen: he will kill someone next time'

, for driving while banned, resisting a police officer and having no car insurance, for which he was jailed for five months.

'I believe he will kill someone eventually': Simon Jacobs, 45, was left fighting for his life after Moir drove into him in 2010

'I believe he will kill someone eventually': Simon Jacobs, 45, nearly died after Moir drove into him in 2010

Moir admitted driving while banned, having no insurance, and two charges of theft.

He received a four-month jail sentence for driving while disqualified, and three months for each theft to run consecutively.

Moir was also given a 12-month driving ban to replace a two-year disqualification he was given on September 6, 2011.

If he wants to apply for a new licence after his ban expires he will have to take an extended driving re-test before he is legally allowed to drive a vehicle.

Father-of-two Simon Jacobs, 45, was left
in a coma and doctors believed he would die after Moir hit him after
jumping a red light in Ipswich in August 2010.

Moir served just nine months in prison after he was eventually captured following the incident in which he nearly killed Mr Jacobs.

Today Mr Jacobs, who had been walking home from a snooker hall when he was hit, warned: 'I believe
it is only a matter of time before he kills someone.

Stock image of a Vauxhall Tigra: Moir was driving his girlfriend's car when he was stopped by police officers

Moir was driving his girlfriend's silver Vauxhall Tigra when he was stopped by police officers (file picture)

Hearing: South East Suffolk Magistrates' Court in Ipswich was told how Moir taunted officers who questioned him

Hearing: South East Suffolk Magistrates' Court in Ipswich was told how Moir taunted officers who questioned him

'I was lucky, but next time things could be very different.'

The former electrician will never work again after sustaining terrible head injuries, and can no longer drive.

He added: 'He has left me with a life sentence – I will never get over my injuries.

'When he ran into me he got 18 months, but only served half. The next time it was 14 months and now 10.

'It is an insult. I believe it is only a matter of time before he kills someone.

'I was lucky but next time things could be very different. I just find it ludicrous, it is laughable. The justice system needs to listen up, they are playing a waiting game – eventually I believe he will kill someone.'