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    Speed camera question.

    Just a thought that has entered my head. Do static speed cameras determine what class a vehicle is? For example, on a dual carriageway, would my transit be spotted doing over 60 or would the camera just be picking up vehicles doing over 70. 60 being the limit for my van.
    If they work out the class from the reg, how could they determine that a car towing something is going above it's allowed limit.
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    Some do and some don't ... better to know the limits for your vehicle and not exceed them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by graham_hk View Post
    Some do and some don't ... better to know the limits for your vehicle and not exceed them.
    Of course! I would never dream of speeding.
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    Quote Originally Posted by steelemonkey View Post
    Of course! I would never dream of speeding.
    Its hard to know when to do 60 when the sign says 70 ...

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    I can remember when the white circle with a black band meant unlimited.
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    My BiL came to visit when we were in Milan. As we zipped through the city he asked me what the speed limits were in Italy.

    "Advisory".
    We give 350m a week to the EU. Let's give it to Dido Harding instead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steelemonkey View Post
    I can remember when the white circle with a black band meant unlimited.
    I can remember when we translated it as "make progress".

    Try that in north wales these days, you will likely end up in gaol.

    Driving is rapidly heading for a liability around here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chrisch View Post
    My BiL came to visit when we were in Milan. As we zipped through the city he asked me what the speed limits were in Italy.

    "Advisory".
    I recall watching either Top Gear or 5th Gear interviewing the Italian Roads minister and asking a similar question and getting a similar answer! Having seen them drive, they never took the advice!!!!

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    If you strap an Italian's arms to their sides, they can't speak! Never stand close to an Italian when he's talking or even worse when he's driving. I remember being driven by our manager out in Italy and talking to him when he was driving resulted in him taking both hands off the wheel to gesticulate!

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    When we were rich and had our fast car (Lancia Delta Integrale) people would politely race with us in Italy and Germany on the nice straight roads. It was very sweet - they'd gradually fight to overtake, waving and smiling, then pull in so we could have a go.
    Definitely don't doubt Dawn - not if you value your life


 
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