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View Poll Results: How many points currently on your driving license
3 points 13 17.57%
6 points 6 8.11%
9 points 4 5.41%
12 points 1 1.35%
None, because I drive like a granny 50 67.57%
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      11-27-2010, 03:42 PM   #45
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I'm the naughty girl then Oli.



12 in total over a 27 year driving period. Currently nine, first three fall next June. Got a great photo of me driving a loan car Cayman S on the M4.

Most recent this summer was a fixed camera in 'Ull. A bright orange Focus ST with a big bore exhaust had startled a cat on the other side of the road and the cat was running towards me, so I had the option of definitely hitting the cat or speeding up slightly. The former was not an option imo. 37 in a 30.
much cheaper to run the cat over!
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      11-28-2010, 06:14 AM   #46
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What I will say is that every single person I've met on this forum via the meets, drives their car how it should be driven (apart from that miserable bugger who drove so slowly he should have had a Fiat 500 and not a 335d!!), and if other numpties on the road drove with the same level of alertness and general road craft, then driving on UK roads would be far more tolerable.
Cheers H, but I don't thing a 500's quite me

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      11-28-2010, 06:57 AM   #47
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Cheers H, but I don't thing a 500's quite me

+1 on the no points for me
You know who I'm on about though don't you?
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      11-28-2010, 06:59 AM   #48
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You know who I'm on about though don't you?
Was it a certain gentlemen of a Caledonian persuasion
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      11-28-2010, 07:05 AM   #49
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Was it a certain gentlemen of a Caledonian persuasion
Och aye it was Ed.
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      11-28-2010, 09:19 AM   #50
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No points for me, I don't drive like a granny but the trick is not getting caught
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      11-28-2010, 11:44 AM   #51
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Had 3 until the staffs meet and got caught given 4 points for not agreeing i was speeding and 280quid fine instead of 3p and 60quid if id have admitted it...........

so 7.
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      11-28-2010, 12:35 PM   #52
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none as of 11th November
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      11-28-2010, 01:05 PM   #53
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Explain what happened Steve?!
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      11-28-2010, 01:19 PM   #54
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Explain what happened Steve?!
I think the moral of the story is don't fuck with the feds
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      11-28-2010, 01:35 PM   #55
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Explain what happened Steve?!
Steve got his ass busted in big style.
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      11-28-2010, 02:38 PM   #56
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I've had some very close calls over the years.
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      11-28-2010, 06:42 PM   #57
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None at the moment, but picked up six points and 500 fine in '97 for 106mph on the bike after been nabbed by a laser.
Pretty lucky really for two reasons....
1) The other rider I was with got fined 1000... as he was 'lucky' enough to have his redundancy money in his bank account and the fines were means tested (my brief never handed the forms in )
2) Later on the same run we were 'flat out'. On my bike that was only 155mph. I was being left behind.

I would say that the trip to court shat me up big style and I've been 'clean' since.
The bike went some years ago and I always still try to 'make progress' but within limits (plus the plod now publish on their website where the mobile cameras are going to be ..)
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      11-29-2010, 02:04 AM   #58
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I can't find em for my local area online?!
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      11-29-2010, 08:32 AM   #59
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I can't find em for my local area online?!
For Staffs:-
http://www.staffssaferroads.co.uk/ho...-camera-routes

Is there a 'safer roads partnership' in your area?
If so, have a look on their website.
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      11-29-2010, 08:41 AM   #60
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Got a clean licence at present .

Only ever 'caught' twice, both about 10 mph above the limit (40 in a 30 / 70 in a 60) so hardly hardcore. Both were within 3 days of each other not long after I'd got my first 350Z. The second one was set on cruise-control and I'm to this day adamant is was a 70. Dropped off my licence now as they were 5 years ago.
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