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FAQs : Information on the Internet Regarding Speed Offences

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Information on the Internet Regarding Speed Offences
This section includes answers to questions used on letter templates available on the internet to download, often for a price.

You should only seek advice from a reputable and qualified legal advisor.

For a speeding offence to be valid, there are only two requirements; a legal speed limit and evidence that the speed limit was broken. There are many myths regarding loopholes allowing people to get off speeding offences, The following factors do not provide defence:

  • Colour or visibility of enforcement vehicle or camera
  • Minor clerical errors on correspondence
  • Opinion on the appropriateness of enforcement type
  • Opinion on the appropriateness of the speed limit
  • Volume of traffic on the road at the time
  • Accident history of the road in question

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