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Dec 12

Posts: 1

boggey says:

Bugger bugger got a front flash from a speed camera .

Ok have been riding for 10 years cars for 20 have never made a claim never done any thing wrong now have a double flash from the front ,on the cbr 1000f 1990 was doing about 38 in a 30 was cold frosty late at night just wanted to get home an they are meant to prevent accidents Im worrying ,I pride myself on my clean and nearly filled licence, class 1 and PSV left drive for a living dont drink because of licence is so dear to me .what will happen now:upset: ?

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Nov 08

Posts: 884

front facing..

..and your reg is?

Count yourself "probably" very lucky.  If it really was a double flash from the front then it doesn't have your reg.  A one off 38 in 30 seems unlikely to trigger serious forensic investigation.  In most areas under 39 means you'd be offered a speed awareness course, dear but better than points.

GATSOs are normally rear facing, so two flashes could have been for a car coming the other way? TRUVELOs are normally front facing but work on sensors on the road, giving just one flash for the reg and mugshot.

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Mar 09

Posts: 9105

jaffa90 says:


I agree with bb.You could also put the bike to sleep for 2 months or paint the headlight yellow and change your outfit + lid a different colour for same period.(who said that):roll eyes:

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Jun 09

Posts: 1053

Amateurcynic says:


You'll be fine, have been zapped a couple of times by front facing cameras (was safer to continue making smooth progress than bother to knock a few mph off!) as long as you weren't being daft (30mph+ over limit or pulling a monster wheelie) there's no way they'll bother to chase after you.

Just make sure it doesn't become a habit or you get done by a rear facing one:ph43r:!

Happy Riding:smile 

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Sep 12

Posts: 124

Rotop says:


Yeah... I need to stop speeding.

50 MPH on a motorway or dual carriageway is plain stupid though, I feel like I'm screwing the environment, burning petrol to move so slowly on a wide open long empty road.

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Apr 12

Posts: 320

DazLoczy says:

Still on the subject...

...what about average speed cameras on motorways? They always seem to be forward facing, would you get away with those?

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Dec 10

Posts: 71

stonysleet says:

Average Speed SCameras and a Flash in the Face

Fair play boggey so for treasuring your lience so much, a flash in the face = a flash in the pan nought to worry about so long you dont make a habbit of it.

average speed SCammers on the other hand are for cars and all those with with forward facing number plates we should have a free hand in those places all exept i think the matlock or cat and fiddling bastards where they have put rear scammeras up

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Aug 02

Posts: 3293

eatcs01 says:


In reply to the OP...

HOW do you think "they" might be able to nick you?? Do you have a number plate on the front?? NO.

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