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I am driving from a side road left onto a busy dual
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I've just recieved a court summons for speeding (51mph in a 30mph). It happened, I'll hold my hands up. I've had a clean licence for a long time. I'm going to tick the box admitting it, was wondering … read more
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Hello. I was recently stopped by the police for speeding. 47mph in a 30mph zone. I have since received a conditional fine £100 and 3 points. This particular road is very deceptive as its three big lan… read more
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I was driving the works VW Transporter van, on the A13 in Orsett,
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Hi - In August I was guilty of speeding (44mph in a 30 zone),
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Hi there, I have completed a NIP and admitted being the driver
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Is true that if you are caught speeding by a Traffic Police
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