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, I have just been caught speeding at over 100mph on the m5 southbound near Burnham on S
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Hello, I am hoping you may be able to help me... I have
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Hi, I just bought a car this weekend and drive it back to the
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hi there, i have been sent a court summons for exceeding 70mph
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