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    Posted: 31 Jul 2018 at 9:15am
Apart from Portugal and Finland, all eU countries have signed up  for the Cross-Border Policing agreement.  This means that you can now be prosecuted for offences in other EU member states - but not given penalty points.

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Since this came in, been flashed by 3 speed cameras, heard nothing.  Guess they don't care about the small fines.
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Whilst not encouraging anyone to break the law, I often wonder how it is proved that the alleged recipient of any fine by mail has received it? That is if not signed for?

I heard of someone who received two letters in standard post saying they had committed a speeding fixed penalty, they simply shredded them. They never heard about it again.

In the event someone was required to sign they could simply answer the door and say the person no longer lives there or just sign in the wrong name or even get someone else to sign and then "forget" to pass on the letter. The prosecuting authority seems to rely upon the fear factor and integrity of the motorist to own up? I suspect that in the majority of case most people do and they are not being banned and just see points and fines as an inconvenience and a fact or driving or a stealth tax.    
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Er.  Postie wants a signature before he shows the item.  We get up to six deliveries a day.

For most of us it is the cameras on UK roads that we have to worry about.  And I don't just mean speed cameras.  The only ones I don't have an issue with are traffic light and pedestrian crossing cameras but I can count on the fingers of two hands how many cars I've seen going through red when other side is green.

Congestion charge, ULEZ, bus lane, yellow box and now time of day entry restriction cameras.

These are not all on SATNAV and if you drive into a London Borough keep your eyes peeled.  Croydon make £1,000,000 out of one camera alone or was it £3M.   Local paper ran story about one man who took them on and won.  Like Croydon care, it is just taxation.  Every LB road is 20mph now.  SatNav will tell you 30.  So watch out.

Fit dash cam and say the video file is too big to attach to your appeal, but you could upload it to YouTube.  
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After many years of driving everyday to London Blackfriars, when not travelling on business, I am glad I now never have the need or desire to drive into London Boroughs. However, cameras can only detect number plates, not no plates. I saw a mondeo yesterday in Guildford no plates whatsover on it, not a policeman in sight.   
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