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I've had my license suspended for speeding got caught doing
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I have a question on a speeding ticket. In Auckland. I've
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I was issued a speeding infringement notice for 124kmh (in
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Are hand held speed guns used by Police legal in NZ? ie. can
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My 16 year old son was involved in an accident where his car
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I am a foreigner that have been in NZ for 8 months. My prior
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HI, i have been stopped by a police saying that i was speeding.
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Hi there If I have been issued a speeding ticket at 63kph
Hi there If I have been issued a speeding ticket at 63kph and knowing damn well I was not travelling that speed , asked the officer if I could see sight the alledged speed to which he replied: quote ,… read more
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