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Kia ora. My son was driving on Saturday and was fined for
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If an 18 year old is on a restricted license and left to
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last night my daughter's friend was driving her car ( which
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Hello. My son was driving a motorcycl and pulled up by the
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I was travelling on the motorway Wednesday morning 9.05am a
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Heya Chris me again,hey the other night i was driving along
Heya Chris me again,hey the other night i was driving along in my new car and coinsidentally got my licence suspended due to exceeding the speed limit fro 28 days effective immediately.Now my son has … read more
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My son is on the verge of losing his licence for his third
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Hi, I got booked for speeding on Sunday about 4.00 pm on an
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Are hand held speed guns used by Police legal in NZ? ie. can
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My son was driving his car to a Young Farmers Club meeting
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