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The letter from CK about being accused of holding and using his mobile phone when he was not, reminded me of an incident involving my brother some years ago. He was driving with his elbow on the window...
On the above I thought it would encourage readers that there is hope in challenging false accusations. My son was in his first year of driving and in the eleventh month of that year he was accused by a...
Four years ago, as I made my way to work, I was flagged down and pulled over traffic by two police in a 4x4 using sirens and flashing lights, etc.. They asked me to leave my vehicle and get in the back...
I successfully challenged a penalty notice, similar to CK's son. At Bournemouth magistrates court I defended myself. The court was even-handed. They dismissed the charge when I pointed out the officers...
With reference to the email by CK, as a magistrate I have two comments to make. 1: When I am on the bench I do not regard the evidence by the police as being greater than that of a defendant or any other...
I fully endorsed the prosecution of mobile phone users whilst driving. Made the point that a £60 fine and a 3 point endorsement seems grossly inadequate ‘to protect life by preventing fatal and serious...
I had the money and inclination to take on the boys in blue when they completely fabricated a "speeding" offence against me. They even produced a "witness" to my speeding offence. The witness, and I kid...
I am sure you are aware of the horrific crash about two weeks ago on the M25, when two BMW cars driven by young men were involved in a death crash when one of the cars clipped the central reservation and...
I recently received a PCN from Gravesham council for failure to display a ticket on an Audi. I live in Shropshire and my car (a Renault) was on the drive at home at the time, so I sent them a photo of...
Following on your response about speed cameras at night, it's worth noting that the police can of course use a laser speed device at night (although arguably forming prior opinion of excess speed is a...
 

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