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Got home today to find I was caught doing 39 mph in a 30 mph.
Fine, points, course?
Given 30 zones are generally for built up areas.
the world would be a safer place
I pass a fire station on the way into work sometimes.
Recently they've plonked a written off, crumpled up sedan outside the gaff with a nice banner above: "Don't let us unwrap YOU for Christmas!"
I like that.
Next they'll be fining you for parking where you shouldn't!
I'm gonna do the course. The camera was on a downhill bit of the road for christsake, my foot wasn't even on the accelerator!
if you're going 39 mph on a downhill section and you hit someone, it'll do them less harm than if you're doing 39mph on a flat section
Do you still get fined or just don't get the points?
They sent the ticket to my mum's house so I'm not too sure about the deets.
but you don't get the points. Man, this thread is making me look like an appalling driver.
for 'not wearing my seatbelt' (a complete lie); the officer made up this whole story about how I must have seen him following me and how he saw me put my seatbelt on at the lights, and got really aggressive when I told him that wasn't true. Then he told me that because it was Christmas he wasn't going to fine me, but he was going to breathalyse me. I was terrified as I'd had a drink with dinner but I got away with it. But in the middle of all this the officer also found a parking ticket on the front of my car - which I thought was probably fair karma for having got away with the breath test - but when I opened the ticket (in the proper plastic wallet and on official stationary) it didn't have any details of a parking contravention at all. Instead, someone had just scrawled 'cunts like you should use the bus' in pencil on it.
He was delivering in an area he was unfamiliar with and saw a police man so asked directions which the nice man duly gave. He then said as Ive done you a favour you can do me one, blow into this need the numbers!
39 mph didnt sound that bad until I read the first couple of posts, now I hang my head in shame.
It's a proven fact that hitting a child at 39mph is more likely to kill them than hitting them at 30mph, but it'll also get you more poon and make you seem several inches taller.
if so, you can claim that they just made it look like you were doing 39mph. such devices are proven to add at least 10 mph onto any vehicle.