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M25 - Digital speed cameras go live!

Discussion in 'News and Announcements' started by Grippa, Jan 31, 2008.

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  1. clivees

    clivees Well-Known Member

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  2. Trewey

    Trewey Cockernee, Pasty munchin bastid.

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    A pick-up and a stihl saw.
    Reverse the pick-up up under the camera head, apply the saw, drive away.
    Stop off at the local river on the way home.
     
  3. CharlesY

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    I think that might be considered to be fly-tipping, and even worse, EPA might get annoyed and accuse you of polluting the river with toxic metals.

    So, despite the merits of your inventive suggestions, it may not be a technique that we should encourage.

    On the other hand ..... "When needs must, the Devil drives!"

    By the way, I heard that the Devil drives a Landrover.
    Bright red 7.7 litre supercharged V8 defender station wagon.

    CharlesY
     
  4. Trewey

    Trewey Cockernee, Pasty munchin bastid.

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    it's not just a suggestion - it's the preferred method round these parts.
    the one at Clicker Tor on the A38 "disappeared" twice within 3 months back along.
     
  5. The Mad Hat Man

    The Mad Hat Man Well-Known Member LZIR Despatch Agent

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    that mite be a bit difficult on the M25 tho?
     
  6. Oddie

    Oddie AntiSeptic Sandal Wearer

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    That bastid clicker tor one is responsible for the only blemish on my otherwise spotless license - it got nicked so they positioned a self important policeman with a hairdryer there instead in an unexpected location and the bugger got me!!! (that were just over three year ago now so hopefully i can get rid of the "blemish"!)
     
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    Trewey Cockernee, Pasty munchin bastid.

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    he he
    the van is often in the lay-by at the bottom of the hill (near Castle Motors).
    It's fun watching the panic braking as I poodle along at 60!
     
  8. G-man

    G-man BBQ king

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    all blemishes are gone from my record but they are still on my paper licence as i am not gonna pay to have them taken off stoopid fooking ****ers mekkin me pay to get a noo licence just to have points removed
     
  9. Oddie

    Oddie AntiSeptic Sandal Wearer

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    It was just up from there, i got em to send me a photo of me speeding which they did and there was a fookin motorbike overtakin me in the pic, bastids!!! I got done at 84, which from experience i know is a mile an hour under the D&C recommendation for a ticket. Like i said BASTIDS!!!
     
  10. Trewey

    Trewey Cockernee, Pasty munchin bastid.

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    it's 10% plus 2mph, so 79 on a dual carriageway
     
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    Oddie AntiSeptic Sandal Wearer

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    I think the policy is over 85 is for prosecution so i was probably lucky then!
     
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    G-man BBQ king

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    i think it all depends on if they want to make an example of you (like they do when coppers speed....not)
     
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    Yes, right .... the following is straight from the internet.


    Only 354 of 90,000 police caught on camera speeding or jumping red lights last year were punished.

    Last night forces were accused of double standards after it emerged that only one in 200 officers was fined or given points, compared with 84 per cent of ordinary drivers.
    In a quarter of the cases the police cars had their blue lights flashing, suggesting officers were attending an emergency.
    However, nearly all of the rest had the slate wiped clean by senior police, saving them from three points on their licence and a £60 fine.
    Managers have the discretion to cancel tickets if an officer can persuade them they had a good reason for speeding, such as pursuing a suspect or trying to find a witness.
    But critics point out motorists enjoy no such rights and that if they want to challenge a fixed penalty notice they must go to court.
    They also say the disparity between the figures raises the suspicion that thousands of officers are being let off even if they do not have a valid excuse for speeding.
    Dianne Ferreira, spokesman for road safety charity Brake, said: "Police officers should not be speeding in the first place.
    "They should be setting an example and they should have to face the force of the law like everybody else when they break the rules.
     
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    Last time i got nicked it were for 99.98 MPH on the M4 at 11PM.
    Cause i was doing down the slow lane and not being a prat they did me for SP50 "Exceeding speed limit on a motorway" 3 pts and £60 if i admit it there and then.
    I jumped at it cause they had me on a vid.
    Ps
    I didn't tell them i had slowed up to roll a ciggy opps.:eek:
     
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    in Crusty? - yu mad bastid:eek::eek:.
     
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    Dunt matter wot motor you wuz in, rolling a fag while doing nigh on an'undred?...................s'funny, dint have you down as a prick Clive!
     
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    The Mad Hat Man Well-Known Member LZIR Despatch Agent

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    woz worse - i nevva fort of yu as a smoker!:(
     
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    Sirus Your all Banned except me Global Moderator

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    fancy messing with nigel ont motorway......keep it in the closet
     
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    Nigh on hundred is the key, there's an automatic ban at 100 so coz there's a shedload of extra paperwork and cost to banning (through prosecution), if you're doing about a hundred it will usually be just under if it's borderline to save this.
     
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    its not automatic ban at 100.

    basically if you are doin more than 30mph OVER the speed limit (so 100 on motorway, 60 through a 30....etc) it will go to court rather than just havin an on the spot fine and points.

    chances are when it does go to court they will ban you though
     
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