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  1. General Motoring Discussion
    Be careful out there. Tougher speeding penalties for UK drivers welcomed by motoring groups | The Independent
  2. General Motoring Discussion
    A week ago today on my way home on a nice safe (straight) 2 mile straight I saw a traffic bmw parked in a layby, I slowed down to 50 about half a mile further on I was stopped and charged for doing 90 in a 60. Not sure of the exact device but the police said 90 was my average speed between to...
  3. General Motoring Discussion
    This sums up my luck this year! I was caught speeding in a Vauxhall vivaro van I was doing 59 in a 60 zone yes that's not a typo 59mph. Just a word of warning for anyone that might be or is driving a van, 50mph is the limit on national speed limit roads.
  4. General Motoring Discussion
    In August this year my last three points (speeding) expired. Oh yes! In September I got a NIP for speeding (83 in a 70) on the A12 - for those who know it there is a set of averaging cameras between Witham and Kelvedon. That was a speed awareness course (my last one was over 3 years before) so...
  5. General Motoring Discussion
    Rightly deserved but very costly!! Speeding driver David Pickup ordered to pay £11,000 - BBC News
  6. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hey guys, i have a problem. after 4.rpm. car is not speeding in any gear. and after 4 rpm,(when speeding is stop, car is shaking a little bit to back and forth) what you think ?. last 2 week i have this problem.generally i am using 1/4 depo to fuel.thats why? sorry for my bad english
  7. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey guys, I bought this lovely car 2 months ago. I changed the compelete control, gave her selenia motor oil, and some small modifcations were made. This morning i noticed a strange noise when I accelerate and I'm really worried, for one, when I start the car after a cold night it is clear...
  8. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Here's a new one then, my speedo when accelerating is not smooth and will jump about 3mph at a time, then pause and jump. I'm guessing it is driven off one of the ABS wheel sensors but does anyone know which one? If it is the left hand front one then I suppose I am seeing what the ABS is...
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    My GTV TS in various angles
  10. General Motoring Discussion
    On the way home last night got pulled over by the police for speeding in a 30 zone. I was going over 50mph on an empty main road. I honestly wasn't going fast for fun or even to get home fast I was just not paying attention to my speed cause I was listening to an audiobook and thinking about...
  11. General Motoring Discussion
    Now you can get caught by an unmarked car travelling the opposite way.... Two-way speed cameras launched in 18 departments – The Connexion :rolleyes:
  12. Alfa Giulietta
    any body on here owning up to this Plymouth driver attempted to blame speeding on fictitious Mexican | AOL Cars UK
  13. South Africa
    so i got caught doing 110 in a 60 zone at about 4.40 in the morning on a road that looks like a highway :cry: the fine is only a summons for a court date no chance of paying the fine so do i lawyer up and pay even more or just attend the court hearing with plenty of cash in hand?:cry:
  14. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    So, there I was enjoying a nice session of boost and glide on the A417 from Glos towards Swindon, achieving high mph and high mpg. My enjoyment was rudely interrupted when I noticed a camera van at the bottom of a crest. Despite the front end of the '59 dropping a couple of inches, I received...
  15. General Motoring Discussion
    Got my first speeding fine today :-( Doing 60mph in the 50mph bit leading up to the M4 bridge toll booths. I saw the van as well but didn't have time to slow down. I always turn my cruise control off (which is set to 70-75mph) and let the car just slow down unless there are cars in front of me...
  16. General Motoring Discussion
    I have found a link where you put your registration plate in online and it says if you have been caught speeding. There may also be a picture... Give it a try... Good luck...
  17. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    I have found a link where you put your registration plate in online and it says if you have been caught speeding. There may also be a picture... Give it a try... Good luck...
  18. Introduce Yourself
    Bought this rather nice 3.0 166 at auction and have already started myself a savings acount for tyres and tickets! Looks great going slow but......:)
  19. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Over two weeks ago now, I was stopped by a police car for doing 68 when coming into a 40 zone. I basically did not slow down quick enough. In the police car they explained that as I was over the 66 threshold, so it would be dealt by court summons, However I havent heard anything yet. The...
  20. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    any one been unlucky and had a speeding ticket my wife and I have had 3 between us. Once I had to appear at yate magistrates court as it was alleged I did 63 on the M5 when there was a temporary 50mph in place. I left the court with a clean licence and £436.50 compensation. ANY ONE WHO IS NOT...
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