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Old 25th March 2018, 21:18   #46
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I'm not 100% sure if you are serious or just trolling, but this gave me a good laugh.

PS: If someone is thinking of transporting life saving drugs while risking the life of others in the road - Not worth it!
Was about to ask "are you serious?" but then saw you post with this other possibility of dry wit. Hope it is the latter.
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Old 25th March 2018, 22:39   #47
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Yes Sir,

I too got one challan at 102 kmph when I had my Swift. After lots of highlighting it on WhatsApp and FB, the challan was removed and a +5% was accepted. Even Moderator bblost sir got a similar challan at 101 kmph.
Same experience as mine, got a ticket for about 1,435 for doing 102 km/hr when the limit was 100 km/hr.
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Its turning out very scary theses days to drive on the highways.

"According to further reports, the car has been caught exceeding the speeding limits on the city's Outer Ring Road (ORR), which is an accident-prone highway. Earlier, the speed limit on the eight-lane ORR was 120 kmph, which was later reduced to 100 kmph after numerous speeding-related accidents were reported on the road. The fine for speeding is Rs 1,435 and Honda Jazz owner's total fine amount stands at Rs 1.83 lakh currently.

"The offender is definitely sent text messages regarding the challans, but if he is not using the phone number recorded at the time of vehicle registration, he may not be receiving them. We will send his vehicle number to tollgates, and detain the vehicle. We will make sure that the vehicle owner clears all his challans soon," Deccan Chronicle quoted D.V. Ranga Reddy, the Inspector of RGI Airport Traffic Police Station."



https://www.indiatoday.in/india/stor...840-2018-03-26


Though I am not defending the above Jazz owner, but can somebody also talk about the calibration of the speed guns?

I have speed limit of 80 km/hr on highways around me, and its not easy to keep the car below 80, car tends to cross the limit at some or other point of time and the cops catch the car.

Once you are caught, there is no option of arguing, you have to settle the case.

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Even being a native British national, I thought I'd better google before answering this, especially as I am increasingly out of touch with stuff there (which makes me afraid to drive in my mother country now!)

The law does not allow for any such margin for error, but day-to-day practice may do. A newspaper article may not be authoritative, but this seems to cover the topic pretty well.
I am in the UK now and have a full UK driving license. The law doesn't state anywhere in writing that speeds up to 10% above the speed limit are allowed. However, in practice, that is the norm. On a divided highway, the national speed limit of 70mph is applicable unless otherwise explicitly stated. If you are within that 70-77 bracket, you do not get a ticket. On 30mph zone, you are OK up to 32mph.

Last year there was some talk of increasing the NSL to 80mph but I heard the proposal was shot down.
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Looks like the news has spread like wild fire and reached the owner/company (Mylan Laboratories).

As of today, the 1.82 lakh fine has been paid by them. Funny part is, the car has managed to gather another 6 challan's costing ₹8,700 for over-speeding on the ORR.

Grand Total : ₹8400 + ₹210 = ₹8610

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As of today, the 1.82 lakh fine has been paid by them. Funny part is, the car has managed to gather another 6 challan's costing ₹8,700 for over-speeding on the ORR.
Impressive if the company paid off the fines.

Also, the pending six fines that you've highlighted are all old (Nov-17, Jan-18) so these are probably those that haven't been paid. Or Hyd police is pulling a fast one on these guys.
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Also, the pending six fines that you've highlighted are all old (Nov-17, Jan-18).
Oops, my bad. I thought they were new ones.

May be they fell short of 9000 bucks and paid the balance amount.
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