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Steve Farrell  says:

Staff blog: A lecture from the rozzers

You might think your licence would be safe on a scooter but I’ve already been in trouble with the rozzers a week after picking mine up.   The Suzuki Burgman 650 ABS Executive has two automatic modes: Drive and Power. The latter is surprisingly, addictively brisk.   Pulling out of a petrol station on the way to work yesterday morning, I glanced over...

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Aug 02

Posts: 78

davetrousers says:


Sorry mate I didn't see you.  Oh the irony.



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Jan 13

Posts: 26

js70062 says:

improve your riding or die

doubly so in London. Not seeing a police car is very, very poor obs.

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Feb 12

Posts: 235

Titosfuneral says:

If you can't even spot a police car, you're not riding safe. When getting on a bike, start your brain before the engine. :)

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May 09

Posts: 261

JustBe says:


Shit happens.......

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Jun 09

Posts: 194

Pads1982 says:

No officer

I thought it said sarcastic cockney twat! The problem is everything has that stupid high vis on the back for highway maintanence, traffic womblea, paramedics, it all just blends in. No doubt the 50 used to be a 60

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Sep 10

Posts: 829

CBR11X says:

Sarcastic twats! Obviously if the guy saw you, he'd have slowed down right?

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Jul 09

Posts: 132

chriswren says:

Can see how it could happen, when riding in London you tend to be looking for the gaps or whats going on in frount of you, not so much about what your leaving behind.


I am impressed you managed to get up to 70mph anywhere inside the M25 while on the way to work  :-)

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Mar 07

Posts: 3215

Boult says:

Ah well...

Nevermind.... but I thought it said "ECILOP" need to get your sign writers onto that...

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Jun 10

Posts: 49

CobbZ says:

You bloody idiots

All you idiots posting sarcastic comments about the copper and slating him. Are you for real?!?! For God's sake. This dude broke the law, and the copper was leniant and understanding. What if for example he follows MCN and sees a load of bell ends like you lot slating him anyway?!?! Might not be so leniant in the future. For God's sake.

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Feb 12

Posts: 37

AHA1 says:

Good policing

The rozzer made his point well, the rider is suitably admonished and, crucially, has a positive attitude change which should result in better, safer riding. Good policing. Contrast with: Hiding down the road from a junction where commuting bikers are likely to exceed 35mph as they pull away from the lights and hand out 3pts indiscriminately. Result: said commuters now hate the police and ride faster/more selfishly &/or aggressively to vent their frustration. Less safe for all road users. Bad policing but it happens all the time. They know it as well.

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