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A couple of weeks ago your DT column had a letter from someone who had been caught doing 54mph in a 50mph zone. No doubt his speedo was reading nearer 60mph, so there's no real excuse. My Fox’s would have...
In response to JC of Trowbridge, I sympathise with his frustration at middle lane motorway drivers. Having recently returned from driving in France and Spain I agree with Honest John that British driving...
I was stopped in a brand new car (a few days since delivery) by police saying my number plate had come up as a 'stolen car' on their ANPR equipment. When the police checked the actual registration, which...
I was recently caught on camera doing 38mph in a 30mph limit area. The police authority offered me a speed awareness course at £90 with zero points or a £60 fine with three points on my licence. I chose...
I was pulled over at 10.30pm last night for doing 46 in a 30. The police car was in a lay-by with his lights off. I saw him as I drove past and watched him pull out and follow me with his lights off for...
I was served a NIP which I duly completed admitting that I was the offending driver. No other details were required nor any details of the alleged offence were offered. Suffice to say that I was driving...
We received a letter from the police just over a month ago regarding a speeding fine. In the letter they stated that they were aware we were not the owner of the car at the time of the offence, but asked...
It seems Swindon is piloting the Spanish system of speed sensitive traffic lights, which you have often championed in your column.
I recently saw something I have never seen before: an honest approach to dealing with speeding that is motivated by road safety rather than revenue collection. Driving in France along a straight stretch...
I recall reading an article about how a speed camera recorded details if a vehicle was over the limit, but not sufficiently so to issue a ticket, and those records were kept on a site accessible to the...
 

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