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These discrepancies that you talk about do not affect the citation. These are matters that require to be addressed during the course of the trial. You should return your citation pleading not guilty and await dates for further hearings. After this you should decide whether you are instructing a solicitor. Unless you have very high earnings you will almost certainly get legal aid. This is based on the fact that dangerous driving carries an automatic ban of 1 year minimum and a resit test condition before you are allowed to drive again.
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The charges will likely be libelled as an alternative. It will be one or the other. They will try to have you convicted of the first charge, likely dangerous driving, and if that fails the speeding is the fall back position. They will almost certainly have an estimated speed.
The fact that you have been cautioned re dangerous driving is enough, the PF has decided to libel the alternative. You caution for DD satisfies the section 1 warning/ Notice of Intended Prosecution requirements. Any dispute over who c and c'd you goes towards credibility and is a trial matter and not a preliminary matter that would negate proceedings.