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Can my son collect things from his car that has been seized by the police?
I understand from very reliable sources (ex traffic police) that very few traffic police operate in the evening and especially weekends, with the number of convictions being very low. They have about three...
There are many parties to blame for motor insurance premium increases. In no particular order: A) Insurers, vehicle repairers, police, franchised dealers and breakdown companies who sell details of non...
I have just been reading a local IAM bulletin that lists "new guidelines nationally introduced.” It does not indicate who issued the guidelines, but goes on to say that "These new guidelines have been...
I was recently stopped by an unmarked police car and accused of exceeding a temporary 40mph speed limit on a dual carriageway at 9.45am. I maintained 40mph throughout the road works and accelerated to...
Somebody told me yesterday that if you are caught speeding you are allowed 10 per cent over the limit plus 3mph because a car's speedo is not calibrated. Is this true?
I was recently (January) caught speeding in a temporary speed limit area on a dual carriageway in Essex. Whilst I am not complaining about being caught (I am quite prepared to accept a fine and points)...
When a fatal accident occurs the police close the road for up to ten hours to investigate a possible 'crime scene’, but a serious crime, if any, is seldom detected. This may be all right where there are...
What is this latest nonsense of classifying passing on the nearside as careless driving? On a journey from Inverness to Birmingham at the beginning of this week, I must have undertaken 30 - 40 vehicles...
Many years ago I believe you ran a item in your pages concerning a lorry driver being found guilty by police for warning drivers of a speed check/trap, but on appeal to the law lords he was exonerated....
 

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