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Well i had my car de-CAT''d on friday and i am really happy with it and feels alot better and then i go to my cousins house at night, i then decide to go to the local take away ( for the first time) and park on zig zags. I then turn around and drive off and immediately get pulled by a motorcycle police officer and he explains everything etc and he said it was because i was parked on zig zags)he watched me for 10 mintutes) and so on so he had to give me 3 points and a £60 fine[cry][cry][cry].

I have nearly at 4 years NCB with a clean license(apart from this which will go on) i am so GUTTED! Just wondering how much will my insurance go up as the police officer said it could be upto £1000!!!!!
 

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Gutter mate but zig zags are there for a reason........pedestrian safety! Anyway, he could have given you a lecture/warning and sent you on your way!

As usual, LAPD[cop] took the income generation route[:(]
 

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sorry about your points and fine but i'm glad the cop took this route, all the time we hear people moaning that the police don't enforce the laws that they think should be enforced yet they also want them to ignore the laws they don't like the sound of.

the laws the law, we all know we shouldn't park on zigzags or we could get a fine and points.

i understand you starting the thread but i am also impressed that you aren't moaning about the copper and calling him all the names under the sun as you understand that you took a cheeky chance and got caught out [Y]

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i think people should get fined for zigzags, parking on corners, stopping in yellow box junctions, blocking round abouts as all this is against the higway code!

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the three points wont affect your 4 years NCB but to be honest insurance premiums have gone up 40% anywho. I got 3 points an a ?60 fine for an sp50 a few years ago and that didnt affect my NCB or premium at all.
 

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insurance companies pretty much expect even the most competant drivers to have accumulated 3 points, one incident in many years isnt such a bad thing, even though you know you could have avoided it

cop's just tryin to scare you into being more on the ball in future
 

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you probably wouldnt get much of an increase if anything, it wont go up at all. just do a few quotes with different companies and for parking a car somewhere, i dont think it makes you more risky.
 

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Haha sorry guys, i realised after i written this thread that it looked like i got the points and fine for a DE-CAT. I know, hopefully it won't go up and also BENGIE - i know not to moan lol as the police are usually right and i knew what i did was wrong[Y]
 
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