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Are some car insurers killing off Speed Awareness Courses? You may wish to sign this petition or not as the case may be. It relates to certain car insurers increasing the cost to drivers/riders who have...
I recently received a Notice of Intended Prosecution from Norfolk Constabulary for exceeding a 30mph speed limit in Norwich by 5mph. I will be allowed to attend a Speed Awareness Course, which I look forward...
I recently attended a speed awareness course as an alternative to three points on my licence and a fine for 36mph in a 30mph limit in a London "hotspot". Contrary to expectations, I found the four-hour...
A leading insurance company is to increase premiums for people who have attended speed awareness courses on the grounds that having exceeded the speed limit they are more likely to be involved in an accident....
A leading insurance company has now decided to count attendance as a speeding conviction for motor policy purposes, typically raising premiums by about 8 per cent over a period of five years. I have found...
A few weeks ago my partner was driving around the outskirts of Hull when she was flashed doing 35mph (so the ticket said) in a 30mph limit. She has opted to take a speed awareness course to save points....
I selected and paid for my car insurance via a comparison website, but I was later contacted and asked if I had been on a Speed Awareness Course. I said that I had. The premium went up by £53. This was...
I am relating this experience in the hope it will reach a wider audience and serve as a warning of what they can expect when taking up the police offer, as a first time offender, of taking a speed awareness...
My son attended a four hour evening Speed Awareness course earlier this year run by the AA and he told me about the contents next day. It sounded great so I asked the AA if I could attend one. Seemingly,...
Last July my wife was caught on camera in Warrington doing 35mph in a 30mph limit. She duly received a Notice of Prosecution with the alternative of a Speed Awareness Course. At 72 years of age she did...
 

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