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    Angry havin a bad day.....

    Things started this morning on the way to work.

    Going down the M6 at 04:30 this morning at about 75mph nothing on the road apart for truckers and me, and from somewhere a stone flicks up and hits my car. It made a 'donk' but i didnt think nothing of it and carried on.
    Got to work and OMG it had smashed my light... i have hella quads and its made a hole in the centre light about the size of a pee..

    then on the way home...............

    I get off the motorway and get pulled in by VOSA (vehicle & Operator services agency). they explained that there just checking my car over making sure its road worthy blah blah blah.... They give me the full works other cars were coming and going in minutes while im there being ask all my details having my lights checked, tyres, windows ... they kept me 45 minutes and gave me a prohibition notice for my front window tints.. supposed to be 45% light transmission and mine is 42%... didnt bat an eyelid at the light being smashed or having led bulbs.

    how come the windows have passed 3 MOT's and the plod have never said anything when i have been stopped.

    so... i just wondered it the morette lights are the same size as the hella.

    and whats the best way to remove window film.

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    Quote Originally Posted by astragreg69
    Things started this morning on the way to work.

    Going down the M6 at 04:30 this morning at about 75mph nothing on the road apart for truckers and me, and from somewhere a stone flicks up and hits my car. It made a 'donk' but i didnt think nothing of it and carried on.
    Got to work and OMG it had smashed my light... i have hella quads and its made a hole in the centre light about the size of a pee..

    then on the way home...............

    I get off the motorway and get pulled in by VOSA (vehicle & Operator services agency). they explained that there just checking my car over making sure its road worthy blah blah blah.... They give me the full works other cars were coming and going in minutes while im there being ask all my details having my lights checked, tyres, windows ... they kept me 45 minutes and gave me a prohibition notice for my front window tints.. supposed to be 45% light transmission and mine is 42%... didnt bat an eyelid at the light being smashed or having led bulbs.

    how come the windows have passed 3 MOT's and the plod have never said anything when i have been stopped.

    so... i just wondered it the morette lights are the same size as the hella.

    and whats the best way to remove window film.
    Bad day dude

    As for the tints, the MOT does not yet check the tints and the cops that have stopped you dont carry light measuring devices unlike VOSA who do...

    More and more people are getting stopped by VOSA and it will only continue.. TINTS stand out like a sore thumb so having legal ones is a good idea..

    As fro removing tints, do a search as it has been covered...
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    no, not the best day really mate was it. What type of tint do you have on the front windows then? Light smoke, mid smoke e.t.c.

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    just a light smoke. the guy said that the tint that the glass comes with is all you can have anything else on top of that is a no no....

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    set of morette ligts up for sale on e-bay. going for peanuts this morning

    Hope tomorow is a better day
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    yeah i have seam these thats why im asking.. dont really wanna fork out £300 just for a lense

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    Does a prohibition notice just mean you have to get rid of the tints, then prove it, or do you get a fine too??
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    i would go to court and contest it

    3% is nothing

    you could claim the 3% was due to the windows being dirty and they didnt clean the spot before they tested it
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    traffic cops carry the light meter too. i had 20% light coming through so i got a 30 quid fine and instant removal, or i was summonsed off the road. so a week later they were tinted again lol

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    Morette Twin Headlights on ebay


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