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  1. There have been issues about eyesight for many...

    There have been issues about eyesight for many years, even going back to when I first started on Traffic on the lae 70's

    Firstly, a Policeman can only check a drivers ability to read a number...
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    A first for me this weekend

    On Saturday was the holding of the Lord Mayor of the City of London's annual procession (You may have been there yourself or seen it on the telly)

    Anyway, our London office is on the procession...
  3. Quote - "As the valet parking company is refusing...

    Quote - "As the valet parking company is refusing to co-operate with their insurers will this impact my claim as a third party?"

    Not at all. You are the aggrieved in this matter and it is you...
  4. It matters not how much excess the the third...

    It matters not how much excess the the third party is liable for, the whole reason that a minimum of third party insurance is obligatory is for cases where damage or injury is caused to a third party...
  5. Quote -"Everyone makes mistakes - I just find it...

    Quote -"Everyone makes mistakes - I just find it odd that people think it's ok to stop in the road to let someone cross when there is moving traffic behind them. Certainly not what I would call...
  6. Quote - "From what the original op said they saw...

    Quote - "From what the original op said they saw someone wanting to cross and so slowed down to let them cross - which they should not have done as it was impeding the traffic from behind so not what...
  7. I deal with these types of crashes all the time....

    I deal with these types of crashes all the time.

    Regardless of who did what where and how, all you have to remember that being rear ended is what is called "Strict Liability"

    The fact that you...
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    The offence you are alleged to have commited...

    The offence you are alleged to have commited should be clearly written on the ticket.

    There also has to be a traffic order in place, and the traffic order will state place, distances, times, signs...
  9. Thread: future of EV

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    I did it, and I agree that you need to re-think...

    I did it, and I agree that you need to re-think your questions relative to the subject.

    Many of your questions were in my opinion irrelevant and I do not see how the questions you asked could...
  10. DVLA have never acted on information passed to...

    DVLA have never acted on information passed to them by the public. They would only ever take action if a form CLE/26 was submitted by a Police Officer or Traffic warden which is a section 9 DVLA...
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    Quote - "the police do still investigate every...

    Quote - "the police do still investigate every fatal (and many potentially fatal) accidents and the results are examined at the subsequent inquest"

    Fatalities are investigated but not always at...
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    Quote - "The police already do that work for...

    Quote - "The police already do that work for fatal incidents. Maybe it would be a start to collate the information that they already have"

    So given that forensic crash investigators such as myself...
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    Road Crash Investigation Branch idea

    It has been suggested that we should set up a UK road crash investigation branch operated along similar lines to the Air Accident Investigation branch, Maritime and Rail Crash Investigation units as...
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    Quote - "In fact it's rare for anyone to discover...

    Quote - "In fact it's rare for anyone to discover the total cost of any settlement, especially (as looks likely here) if there was a personal injury claim. "

    Sorry, but who told you that rubbish?...
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    Quote - "10/10. Has anyone see the exploding car...

    Quote - "10/10. Has anyone see the exploding car prohibition sign in real life? "

    Yes, a few times.

    Often on approaches to long(ish) tunnels or in sensitive areas for example close to airports
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    Highway Code signs test

    Bit of light hearted fun..

    How much do you know?

    10 road signs

    I will confess to being a smart **** and as I got 10/10 without cheating :D

    I did find it easy.....But then I am...
  17. Quote - "Auto stop/start isn't a problem once you...

    Quote - "Auto stop/start isn't a problem once you get used to it but it appeared to be normal for post men to leave their engines running when they left the van. "

    That may have something to do...
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    Some Police workshops used to carry out MOT's,...

    Some Police workshops used to carry out MOT's, well they used to do so in Thames Valley anyway before they contracted out servicing and repair work to local dealers.

    But it maybe worth checking in...
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    Just because there are no signs of any workforce...

    Just because there are no signs of any workforce in or close the carriageway does not mean tat there are not still dangers.

    What many people fail to appreciate is that there may be workmen down...
  20. It has been a long standing joke in the legal...

    It has been a long standing joke in the legal profession that life does not meam life per se unlike the USA. Here in the UK many sentenced to life are often out on licence in around 7 years as an...
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    Quote - "I don't know exactly what the law is...

    Quote - "I don't know exactly what the law is concerning the warning signs for mobile camera vans being active on a road. Is there a possibility that, with no such signs in place, the vans working...
  22. I deal with motorcycle accidents on a daily basis...

    I deal with motorcycle accidents on a daily basis and I have been a professional motorcyclist since 1978, so I have a bit of experience.

    Motorcycle parts can be horrendously expensive.

    What...
  23. Quote - "They tried something similar with...

    Quote - "They tried something similar with employment tribunals but had to backtrack on that. Maybe they’ll think again before introducing this too"

    Unlikely. This has been on the cards for some...
  24. Changes to the injury claims process are getting nearer

    How many of you are aware that from October 2018 significant changes are being made to the injury claims process?

    It is going to affect many people, and in a lot of cases you will either have to...
  25. Quote -"Howver, the bar for careless driving is...

    Quote -"Howver, the bar for careless driving is actually higher then "reasonably safe and competent". It is "careful and competent": not reasonably so. After all, the driving test, which is the...
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