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  •   Home > News > Motoring

    A motorist has made use of a little known rule, to successfully wriggle out of a speeding fine

    A motorist has made use of a little known rule, to successfully wriggle out of a speeding fine


    Alex Mercer sped up to avoid colliding with a slower driver, when the driver he was passing unexpectedly sped up.

    A High Court judge agreed Mercer exceeded the speed limit so as to avoid death or injury.

    Former police officer Hamish Piercy says there's a clause in the law which allows it, on a case by case basis.

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