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Yes I currently have an SP30 on my licence from 15/05/10.
I received a fixed penalty of £60 and 3 points
Jomo no need to apologise we all have busy lives!
To be perfectly honest with you I do remember an incident that took place which was not in the location stated on the NIP.
It was a rainy day and I drive a very small Peugeot 107. I was in the middle of a three lane motorway on the M4 travelling east towards the M25. There was a vehicle on my left travelling at a similar speed below 70mph but above 60mph. Behind me was a National Express Coach (empty) who was very close to me and eager to get ahead. I was travelling at around 67mph and I tapped my break peddle to warn him off to create a safer distant between his vehicle and mine. He clearly didn't take to kindly to this gesture as he flashed his full beam several times. This continued for several miles, whilst I was able to maintain a constant speed of 65/68mph, uphill and downhill, the speed of the coach varied uphill and downhill, however whenever the coach driver caught up with he continued to harass me by flashing his lights at me. Personally I didn't feel I was breaking the law or causing danger to any other road users. I also noticed the coach driver continued to drive in the same manner when another vehicle was between me and the coach.
Shortly before approaching my exit towards the M25 from the M4 the coach driver decided to undertake me by passing me on my left (the inside lane), pulled in front of me and braked, causing me to break and move over to the inside lane and proceed to overtake the coach and move into the middle lane. Just before my exit the coach driver moved over into the outside lane, overtook me at speed and then attempt to run me off the motorway by driving across all three lanes of the motorway including the hard shoulder and across my path. Fortunately I was driving at a sufficiently safe speed to manoeuvre my vehicle away from the path of the coach in order to avoid the coach deliberately colliding into the front of my vehicle.
Shortly after this I exited the M4 motorway and the coach continued on the M4 travelling east past the M25 junction.
The NIP states the incident took place
AT approximately 20:36 hrs on Friday 22 March 2013
AT M25, between junctions 15-16, westbound
However I never travelled on the M25, between junctions 15-16, westbound. I joined the M25 at junction 15 and exited at junction 13 which is in the opposite direction.
Should I just reply to them letting them know I was not on the M25, between junctions 15-16, westbound at the stated time or do you feel I should highlight to them everything I have mentioned above?
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