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How can I help with this please?
Ok. So how can I help?
The reason you are experiencing delay is that you keep posting before I have responded which pushes the question to the back of my list.
What speed were you doing and what was the limit?
I am sorry but that is likely to attract a ban. That is 5 mph higher than the highest point in the highest bracket.
Those doing up to 75 mph in a 40 mph zone are at risk of 6 points or a ban of between 7 - 56 days. The reality is that the Bench would have no option but to ban you for doing more than 75 mph.
There is an outside chance they might not notice but not likely.
I’m afraid that exceptional hardship isn’t a ground to avoid a ban in circumstances such as this as you are not a totter.
I’m very sorry but that is the reality.
Can I clarify anything for you?
Usually you mitigate on the basis of shortness of distance driven at speed, absence of heavy traffic, clemency of weather and clarity of vision.
However, the guidelines are the guidelines and they may take some persuading to depart from them.
It depends on the Bench.
Applying the strict guidelines it should be more than 56 days although not much more.
You might get a bench to show more leniency than that.
No, I am sorry. Exceptional hardship doesn't apply.
It is possible they could forget to summons or something similar. You can't rely on it obviously but it could happen.