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Old 19th Jan 2019, 16:41
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Originally Posted by Effluent Man View Post

Apart from this: You may have seen police measuring skidmarks at an accident site. It is possible given the vehicle, tyres and road condition to very accurately calculate the speed prior to impact. If that works out to be clearly over the limit than I think you might have trouble.
Not any longer. The skidmarks are still useful for showing the line of travel, but with the advent of universal ABS they cannot be used to calculate speed.
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