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I was arrested for drunk driving i made u turn to get out of
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Facing charges and reckless driving as well as failing to
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Hi Phineas, I was driving home late one night in my friends
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good afternoon. I am a SA citizen living in UK since 2000.
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Hi, I have never had an accident, have been driving for 21
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Hi please answer the following scenario - You are caught speeding
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I was driving to Johannesburg from Pretoria, at Atterbury just
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I was traveling 136km in a 80km zone wile overtaking slow traffic.
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When may a traffic officer arrest you for a traffic violation?
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Hi, I received a summons to appear in court because it is said
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I was caught under the influence last weekend, spent the night
I was caught under the influence last weekend, spent the night in jail and was released next day with no bail. They took blood sample the previous evening. My level was 0.188 breathelyser at the roads… read more
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I have been issued with constitutional warning notice for exceeding
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My son was arrested on a drunken driving charge on 29 December
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I am new to this and would like to know what the outcome will be. I was in an accident which I can not remember much of. I was blinded by another car and hit a car in front of me. I passed out with im… read more
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