Stay within the speed limit - UK fines to increase

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Roller
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Stay within the speed limit - UK fines to increase

Post: # 2372Post Roller
Tue Jan 24, 2017 8:20 am

Stay within the speed limit - UK fines to increase

It is not only dangerous to drive above the speed limit but now you will be hit in the pocket harder if you do so.
From April 2017 fines will increase by up to 50% in the most serious cases.
The authorities intend to hit you in the pocket for driving over the speed limit.
Up to then you can be fined 100% of your weekly income but the courts will be able to increase that to 150%.

http://news.sky.com/story/tougher-fines ... t-10740681

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Post: # 2388Post Rosy Red
Tue Jan 24, 2017 12:33 pm

If they catch me they can issue a ticket :lol:

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Post: # 2402Post Caravan Man
Wed Jan 25, 2017 7:08 pm

When I tow my caravan I can't speed anyway.

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Post: # 2412Post Charlie
Thu Jan 26, 2017 5:16 am

Another way of screwing the motorist.
Stay safe everyone!

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Post: # 2414Post Roller
Fri Feb 17, 2017 3:56 am

Caravan Man wrote:When I tow my caravan I can't speed anyway.
I've seen some speeding cars towing caravans :lol:

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Post: # 2445Post Tommy Gun
Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:15 am

This is just a money making scam, you do all realise this?
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Post: # 2556Post Motor Mouth
Mon Mar 06, 2017 11:12 am

Crime is falling, now pick on the motorist, it makes sense to increase the revenue of a greedy government.
My other car is a Reliant Robin and you can say what you like!

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Post: # 2598Post Plop
Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:52 am

All this has kicked in now.
Another cash cow, boy the government must be desperate for cash.

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