Speeding

FAQ’s, answers and advice for UK speeding offences

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No Legal Requirement For Checks On Speed Detection Equipment

Question: Clarke v CPS 2013 EWHC 366 (Admin) It’s not easy to defend a speeding allegation and its becoming increasingly difficult with cases like this. The court concluded that the failure of the officer in the case to check the …

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9 Speeding Offences

Question: Hi, Thanks to Rob and your fantastic firm I still have a life. 30 points on my licence and I can still drive!! 2 days later and I still cannot believe it, please give me a quick call so …

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Defective Speed Limit Sign

Question: I have received a NIP letter from x Police advising that I have been pictured by a mobile police camera exceeding a speed limit. I was hoping to be able to challenge this, as I don’t think that the …

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No Speed Limit Signs!!

Question: I was doing 37mph as the summons stated but I feel it was unfair because of the reason stated below: I came from home and traveled along the x I was driving my partners car at the time and …

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Get Yourself Off A Speeding Ticket – Guaranteed !!

Question: Do not use online letter packs that claim to “Get yourself off a Speeding Ticket – Guaranteed!” No two cases are the same. You must not mislead the police. A pro forma letter is not necessarily going to be …

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The Police Can Park Where They Want

Question: Hi, is it legal for a police camera van to be parked on a hard shoulder on a blind bend to set up a speed trap? Dangerous i think? I was zapped speeding, 62 in a 50, not fair …

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System Of Street Lighting – No Speed Limit Signs

Question: Alleged Offence: Speeding On x, I was driving along Newcraig Road near Motherwell which is a part dual carriageway through wasteland heading towards some new build housing developments. On the stretch of road that is dual carriageway, I was …

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Right Registration Number – Wrong Make And Model

Question: I have been summoned for speeding I was caught on motorway with a VASCAR police unit but I noticed that the vehicle registration is correct but the make and model is not in there any way I can use …

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They Stopped Me Rather Than The Car In Front?

Question: I have been stopped by police man on foot for speeding at 43 mph in 30 mph zone. I could not have been speeding at that speed at all. He did not showed me any evidence of speeding although …

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Clean Driving Licence – Really High Speed

Question: Dear sirs, I have recently been caught speeding by a temporary camera at the side of the road which looked like it was linked to a van. The ticket has come through and said I was doing 76mph in …

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