Guest rharvey

Speeding fine and points

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    Guest rharvey

    Hello everyone,

     

    i've had a letter today saying that I have a 730 dollar fine and points for doing 70 in a 50 zone! Although I don't believe I was doing that :-(

    i guess I just have to deal with it and pay the fine. But any advice on what happens about points since I'm only on a temporary visa so driving on a UK licence.

     

    Any advice would be great thanks

     

     

     

    roxanne

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    Guest PaulandVicky

    Pay the fine. Then they add them onto your ozzy licence when you apply.

     

    or leave the country....

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    Wow!That's one hell of a fine.They are ruthless here.My son got a $451 fine last year for right turn red arrow,i thought that was steep,but pales when compared to yours.I think they let you pay on the drip if requested.

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    Slow down, you soon learn here thats the way to beat the flash...

    ask for the picture you can then see the car,speed location etc...

    then you can consider your options...

    my advice would be pay the fine as its almost impossible to contest speed devices here due to legislation and the onus of proof....

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    Well good luck with that web site, heard those defences so many times... Don't even consider the weights and measurements act, it doesn't apply.

    best way to beat the speeding laws, is to slow down..

    Yes you are entitled to the info pointed out by penny wise, trust me the police service they have that covered and the legislation states that they can tender various certificates to prove the charge, the onus is on the driver to bring evidence to the contrary..

    good luck, expensive bringing your own NASA accredited laser scientist who will contradict known science..

    best thing to do ask for the picture if its your car, then good luck..

    if you are just over you maybe able to argue +or -2 as that is the accepted tolerance with the instruments, so maybe ale to get into a lower backet..

    police are fully aware of factors that change or impact on the accuracy, they will make sure there are no barriers,lamp posts and their statements will be just that.

    do your own research and then decide if you should pay it.

    i guess the question you should ask is, Am I guilty of speeding, if you answer yes then pay the fine..

    next time if could be a higher cost..

    Edited by ratters2005

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    Guest Pennywise Rentals

    Actually I know a few who have had the fines withdrawn and 1 had it reduced to minimum. Not bad for a little effort and asking for some paperwork. The onus is on them to prove if the questions are asked. And contrary to the previous post, you do not need an accredited laser scientist.

    All i have done is share an effective alternative to simply paying the fine.

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    No indeed there are not flawless but like I said easier to slow down.

    for all those that contest, good luck with it.

    must be easier to slow down, saves killing yourselves or others..

    the difference is if they withdraw the ticket that's because of error, they occur but you have to spot them, if it goes to the court process ie trial ( which was my point )then the info I posted is in fact correct,

    because I prosecute them!

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    Guest MrsHills

    Quite agree with you Ratters - BUT the person in question maybe should get some FREE legal advice with Legal Services Commision on their helpline number 1300366424

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    Yes they can of course... They may give you advice but that's about it.

    as it does not carry a term of imprisonment or likely to, they will not represent you.

    i would hazard a guess they advice will be limited...

    You are entitled to the picture, then you have to decide to elect to be prosecuted.

    big decision because once you take it away from the expiation notice and into the court process. You will be convicted and have that on your record.

    This is virtually without exception as you can't make submissions that it would never happen again.

    the expiation notice is not recorded on your antecedents held and released by SAPOL should you ask for it.

    free advice don't thank me...:-)

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