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Several weeks ago my daughter skidded into the side of a lorry on a bend. She had to be cut out of her car (which was a write off) by the Fire Service and was treated at the scene by paramedics before...
In June I took out a van insurance policy with e.van.co.uk . On its website it asked for details of convictions etc. I have an SP30 dated 2-12-06 and according to the DVLA website it expired after four...
PB of Rochester is most definitely missing something and I'm surprised how few drivers appreciate the importance of what you wrote in your reply. If you're that close to the lorry/coach/bus in front of...
I have recently been caught for speeding at 108 mph on a motorway and am due to attend court on 1 August 2011. I have pleaded guilty by post already as I was stopped and spoke with the police officer on...
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 surprised to receive a Notice of Intended Prosecution (NIP) for allegedly travelling at 56mph along a stretch of dual carriageway I know has a 40mph speed limit - which I do consciously try to observe....
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 get really fed up and irate when prats (usually but not always driving BMWs or Audis) speed past me or generally drive inappropriately for the road conditions. Speed limits and so on are there for a...
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)...
 

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