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Oct 11

Posts: 264

jimmywiz says:

Photos taken of gear and helmet by police

My friend got stopped for no L plate but after they told him about it they took photos of all his gear and his bike and what he was whereing. they said it was because front facing speed cameras have been going off and they where getting photos of bikes in the area. 

Is this a load of crap or can they really fine you if you set of a front facing camera and now have photos of your helmet and bike. 

This is the biggest load of crap i have heard in a long time 

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  • Posted 3 years ago (01 November 2011 21:48)

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Oct 11

Posts: 157

Lil125Guy says:

Your logic

So what you're saying is, because you have no front plate you should be allowed to speed?

You have no right to speed as does no-one else, they catch you doing it then you should get the punishment for that.

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Oct 11

Posts: 264

jimmywiz says:


i was saying that do u think the police can get u from the fact of the photos matching of your gear

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Aug 02

Posts: 3285

eatcs01 says:

gear photo's

It has happened once before. After a while, you seem to get more kit, so end up with several different sets :biggrin:

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Apr 08

Posts: 3042

AdieR says:

It's not unknown

for police to use kit photo's as evidence.

A clued-up copper will have seen every trick in the book as people try to avoid capture / conviction (including removal of L-plates) - your mate's unlikely to get one over here I think.

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Feb 09

Posts: 4771

philehidiot says:

If you're

in a public place you can be photographed but this is really collecting evidence such as DNA and fingerprints in a way. I'm not sure how it lies legally as he's not being arrested but he is committing an offence so I'd not have an issue. If they were to stop you for no reason and start taking photos, etc I'd be very concerned about the legality of it.

Really, why not have an L plate? It's simple stuff like that which gets attention from the police - plus it's up to £1000 fine per missing plate.

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Aug 11

Posts: 508


L - plates

There only 2 quid any way for a set... Not much.


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