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Re: police cameras
« Reply #30 on: 19.02. 2016 10:12 »
Hold on a mo, I nearly replied to a post (no names no pack drill) that is a whole lot more negative than my experience of driving/riding for 55 years here in the UK, then I remembered the little flag.
We are talking about a whole lot of different police forces over the globe so possible apples and oranges.
I have no problem with UK speed cameras. and speed restrictions are well known or should be and marked with big signs
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Re: police cameras
« Reply #31 on: 19.02. 2016 10:15 »
I must admit this gets me angry  *fight* in the UK. We keep calling speed enforcement and parking enforcement taxes. They are not they are the enforcement of the current law. The answer has I have said before is simple, obey the law and they make no money. I will add to that, if you don’t like the law get it changed so if you think a speed limit is wrong the campaign to change it do not campaign to stop its enforcement. I accept both campaigns would probably be fruitless but at least lets get the target right. Unless we are arguing for all roads to have no limit at all  *bright idea*.
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Re: police cameras
« Reply #32 on: 19.02. 2016 13:52 »
History is peppered with bad, sometimes horrible, sometimes despicable laws. Speeds limits, in theory, are not among them, however, in their enforcement a little tolerance in mechanical as well as human terms needs to be considered. For example, I don't believe citing for 1 MPH over a 35 MPH limit is adequate tolerance in either sense of the word. To me, 10% seems fair. (Not necessarily fun, but fair.)

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Re: police cameras
« Reply #33 on: 19.02. 2016 14:07 »
I propose that in the interest of public safety, everyone should have to drive a 36hp VW bus. They can't go fast, and sitting in front of the axle with nothing but a thin piece of sheet metal between you and the car in front of you discourages tailgating.  *smile* Of course, motorcycles should be banned completely, as people get hurt riding bikes. And horses, too. They're even more dangerous.

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Re: police cameras
« Reply #34 on: 19.02. 2016 16:35 »
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motorcycles should be banned completely, as people get hurt riding bikes. And horses, too.

I get it - they both kick back

and speaking of horses and cameras here's a guy taking huge chances with his lugs

https://www.facebook.com/radioryder/videos/810457902376107/
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Re: police cameras
« Reply #35 on: 19.02. 2016 19:00 »
since i posted this topic i heard that one of the bikers caught placed a small childs blue plastic tent on the grass verge with a flashing torch inside  if you cant beat them join them *smile* *smile* *smile*

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Re: police cameras
« Reply #36 on: 01.03. 2016 18:00 »
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motorcycles should be banned completely, as people get hurt riding bikes. And horses, too.

I get it - they both kick back

and speaking of horses and cameras here's a guy taking huge chances with his lugs

https://www.facebook.com/radioryder/videos/810457902376107/
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Re: police cameras
« Reply #37 on: 01.03. 2016 19:15 »
A long way from the old BSA's the cops used to chase us on.
https://www.facebook.com/7newssc/videos/1034900813234019/
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Re: police cameras
« Reply #38 on: 01.03. 2016 20:05 »
A long way from the old BSA's the cops used to chase us on.
https://www.facebook.com/7newssc/videos/1034900813234019/
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Re: police cameras
« Reply #39 on: 02.03. 2016 08:12 »
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Re: police cameras
« Reply #40 on: 02.03. 2016 10:57 »
the only damaged one I know about in this area is in the rural area of Parbold round the first corner on what becomes a steep hill ,sited just before the normal rider driver would slow anyway due to the hill dropping away steeply ,the locals have takedn a dislike to it and very often you'll see it decapitated ,they use a chain saw and clip it off . It appears to be a battle of wills , the council replace ,the locals behead it and so on , the locals seem to have the upper hand Mr Plod hasn't found any culprits  *bash*
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