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Cautioned in my company car park

Anonymous, 01 July 2009 16:52

I live in greater manchester. Recently, while going to work in Eccles I was cautioned in my company car park. My crime, I had filtered past a line of parked cars on my left and standing traffic on my right. The police here are anti-bike and see us bikers as an easy target, the police car couldn't catch up to me ...

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Tagged for dropping sweets

Steve Farrell, 15 May 2009 14:24

A motorcyclist has told how he was electronically tagged for four months and given a 36-hour community order – for dropping mint imperials while riding. Thomas Payne, 19, must be at home from 8pm till 6am under the terms of his ankle tag after police spotted the trail of sweets left by his Yamaha DT175. A police charge notice said ...

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Six months’ jail for being a biker

Steve Farrell, 14 May 2009 11:46

A driver has walked free for speeding at over 120mph with a child passenger – after a biker was jailed for doing the same. Months after the media furore over biker Robert Bennett speeding at 122mph with his 14-year-old son as pillion, a driver who went faster with a younger child onboard has escaped with a £400 fine and six-month ...

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What's the punishment for killing a biker?

eatcs01, 14 May 2009 11:07

What would you expect the punishment to be for causing "Death by careless driving"? Well, as long as you "only" kill a biker, then you may be surprised. "Killick, 25, was disqualified from driving for 12 months and given a 12-month community order during which he will have to complete 150 hours of unpaid work." So if you want to ...

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Bus Lane Scam?

Dr.Dub, 19 June 2008 11:15

Is this legal? Last month I received a PCN regarding a possible bus lane infringement. I asked to see a copy of their evidence. I received a series of stills taken a few seconds apart that show a bike, filmed from the front so no number plate is shown, moving into a bus lane to overtake a lorry that was ...

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Failing to stop for the police

Anonymous, 16 February 2008 18:11

I was caught doing 50mph in a 30mph zone by policeman who claims he was stood at the side of the road and tried to pull me over. I did not see him and now I am being summoned to court for speeding and failing to stop. Can anybody give me advice and tell me the max penalty I can get. My speed was recorded by a ...

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Legal advice: Part 36 offer to settle

Chris Dabbs, 30 May 2007 06:00

We have received enquiries from readers this week about Part 36 Offers.This is to do with offers to settle and in these cases it refers to accidents.Here we offer advice on what to do. Question: Can Someone enlighten on "Part 36 Offers" I am in dispute with a 4x4 driver who drove into the right-side of my bike while I ...

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MCN speeding advice helped me

alford, 20 April 2007 17:13

In June of last year (2006) I received a notice of intended prosecution for speeding (89mph in a 70mph limit). After reading MCN advice, and forwarding the suggested letter and heeding the advice given, I received a further letter threatening to prosecute me for failing to give requested details (name and address etc.) On MCN's advice I forwarded copies of ...

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How I beat speed ticket

sharon mitchell, 09 March 2007 20:39

Who says you need a legal mind to beat the system? I did it with a determined one! OK... order of things April. Speed camera clocks my car doing 37mph April... receive NIP April.. sent letter to Lancashire police, can I see pic please? May... letter from Lancashire police.. NO! May.. letter with unsigned NIP sent to police May.. letter ...

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