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    Points mean prizes!!! well not really.....

    Well with me anyway they seem to..

    NOW i MIGHT just be shitein myself over f**k all but if thgis happens im gonna be walking everywhere soon..

    Whats the actual info regarding speed camera vans being parked up on a road? IE is there not something about a sign ment to be on road etc bla bla bla...

    reason i ask is this ( and NO i not want a 4 page reply about DON'T speed then )

    On way to pick up some parts today with astra-sxi i was `plodding along at 85 when i spotted a camera van about 400yard ahead on the bridge so dropped the speed etc.. ( clear road, dry and sod all traffic too ) but i wasnt sure what way the camera was facing

    then later on on a country road i overtook a cofin dodger and when i pulled back in again spotted another camera van in a layby .. now as i was overtaking i dropped a few gears so was prob doing about 80 when i puilled in and started to slow down again, i was about 300 yards from the van when i clocked the stripes and the open window on itg and my speed "i think" was about 70ish...

    So my question is this: What is the distance at where they clock your speed from the vans and whats the tolerance on the limit?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Glasgow_Stu View Post
    Whats the actual info regarding speed camera vans being parked up on a road? IE is there not something about a sign ment to be on road etc bla bla bla...
    Only if it's a speed camera partnership van
    You don't mention what type of roads you were travelling on or what the prevailing speed limits were. - No lectures we've all been there except for the righteous who never, ever do anything wrong and have the Tufty badge to prove it

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    those vans can get you from quite a bit buddy

    my mate got shaffted by one up here and he dropped his speed alot more than 300 yards

    i would be expecting the letters in the post on monday

    oh and dont speed

    sorry couldnt help it
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    Unlike fixed cameras they don't do speed over a fixed distance, they use the radar gun thing or similar...no idea on how far they work from though...

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    not what i wanted to hear!

    first road was the 3 lane wide road heading to the border! so a 70 limit i beleve and second was heading into dunfriese so it was a 60...

    anyone looking for a coupe turbo then!
    as im already sitting on 6 points from a few year ago so if i do get some post im shafted...
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    From road angels spec list

    Some Vans like Arrive alive vans have a range of over 1 mile away, and some as far as 2 miles away
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    You might be fortunate, depends how realistic you are being with your speeds. Most speedometers over read by~10% and given ACPOS guidelines of actual speed + 10% + 2mph you might be okay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kervaig View Post
    You might be fortunate, depends how realistic you are being with your speeds. Most speedometers over read by~10% and given ACPOS guidelines of actual speed + 10% + 2mph you might be okay.
    Some counties are doing a no tolerance look upon speeding now
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    you might get away with the motorway one but i doubt you will with the 60 one
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    Quote Originally Posted by Toms1989 View Post
    Some counties are doing a no tolerance look upon speeding now
    Don't think were at level up here - yet!
    Stu, you'll just have to sit tight for 2 1/2 weeks as the authorities have to send any out any NIP's within 2 weeks of offence
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