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A letter asked about audible speed warnings in cars. For the past 10 years I have been using a device made by NCS Systems (www.ncs-systems.com) called Speed Angel, which provides both audible (switchable)...
A forwar-facing speed camera gave me a very bright flash straight into my eyes. It quite startling and downright dangerous. Is it legal? It is on the A5120 Northbound in the village of Westoning (Beds)....
Last week your correspondent (SD, London) complained about a pinch point and speed humps and the effect they were having on his property. However, he did say they slowed the traffic. I'm sure you will...
I agree with what you say about speed humps. I class them as a punishment although I’ve not done anything wrong. However, most speed humps near me are there because local residents complain about traffic...
In December I received a letter saying that my car had been clocked at 36mph in a 30mph zone on 15 October. I replied that this was the first that I had heard of it, that the location was very close to...
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 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...
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...
Regarding insurance and a recent letter, if one attends a speed awareness course is it technically a speeding conviction and therefore to be declared to the insurer?
I have read that the French authorities are unlikely to chase up a UK registered car caught on a speed camera. However, it appears an EU agreement means this is changing in 2013. Is this being implemented...
 

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