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I was pinged by a police car while overtaking in New Zealand and incurred a $510 and 28 day driving suspension. My licence will be posted to my home address in the UK after 28 days, by which time I'll...
When do I have to advise my insurer of my recent fixed penalty conviction of 30mph+ in a 30mph zone (£100 and three points). Immediately, or only at the time of renewal? I wasn't eligible for a driving...
Can speed cameras be installed on a dual carriageway if an accident has not happened along that stretch of road, but simply because of speeding incidents and a public consultation? And does it make it...
If I get a fixed penalty abroad, i.e. in Spain for 150 Euros for 68kmh in a 60kmh limit, are the points put on my UK licence? I assume I would need to tell my UK insurer.
I've received a letter of intended prosecution for speeding from my ex-employers. It was a firm with four vans and various drivers, but on the day and time of the speeding I cannot remember if I was driving...
Do you have to inform your insurer that you've attended a speed awareness course if they don't ask? I understand that the police have this information but are bound by the data protection act, so how can...
I just received a speeding enforcement notice doing 30mph in a 20mph zone. If i pay the £100 fine and take three points, will this effect my insurance premiums? Or would it pay to spend £100 to go to the...
Are speed camera detectors legal. If so, what's the best product to buy?
I was driving round a bend on a dual carriageway doing a silly 90mph. I couldn’t pull in as there was a row of traffic and a car behind me. As I turned round the bend, I noticed a mobile police van on...
I've been fined 45 Euros for speeding in France. Do I need to tell my insurer? If so, will my insurance costs rise? Will the fact that I don't have any points, or UK driving convictions, influence the...
 

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