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Old 20th Jan 2019, 08:59
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Originally Posted by anchorhold View Post
So Prince Philip has now been warned just forty eight hours after his accident for not wearing a seat belt on a public road. This is the bizarre way the police operate, one person can be prosecuted for an offence, yet the next person is not prosecuted. I would say not wearing a seat belt or using a mobile phone should always result in points. I have to say that if I was facing points in a similar situation in Norfolk, it would seem a good opportunity to challenge both the law and the Chief Constable.
Not wearing a seat belt only attracts a fine, no points.

After such an accident it may be uncomfortable wearing a seat belt. Under such circumstances it might have been better not to drive.
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