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Hi Ive received a postal requisition offence for exceeding

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Hi I've received a postal requisition offence for exceeding the 70mph motorway limit. However, they have spelt my name incorrectly. Could this case be dismissed if I reply stating that no known individual resides at this address?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Traffic Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.
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Thank you for your question and welcome to Just Answer. My name is Jo and I will try to help with this.

In order to give you an answer tailored to your circumstances, I will just need to ask you some preliminary questions so that I can consider your position from all angles.

Are you saying you did not commit the offence?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I was pulled over for speeding, the calibrated speedometer varied between 90 and 110mph for a distance of 2km.


 


I have the option to plead guilty by post. However they have clearly made an error with my contact name.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

What would happen if I did respond saying no such person lives at this address? I've gained legal advice else where and they are suggesting its worth a shot. But it sounds as if you're against that idea.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

And if I plead guilty by post what would be the possible outcomes? Would you recommend attending court? I've got a clean licence and no criminal convictions against my name.

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