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    With effect from May 6th 2017 DVLA will now forward your information to a requesting country if you have committed a driving offence in a EU country.

    http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2017/554/resources

    Sans jargon and legalese.

    https://bookmygarage.com/blog/drivin...o-issue-fines/


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    Default Re: Law: Riding In EU Countries - DVLA

    Another reason to leave the EU.

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    Default Re: Law: Riding In EU Countries - DVLA

    Quote Originally Posted by Ant View Post
    Another reason to leave the EU.
    Why, would we not have to abide by there laws when travelling?

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    Default Re: Law: Riding In EU Countries - DVLA

    Quote Originally Posted by Ant View Post
    Another reason to leave the EU.
    It ain't gonna change when we leave.

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    Default Re: Law: Riding In EU Countries - DVLA

    Ah the cross border enforcement directive

    Fines follow you home if they are €70 or more - the low fine in France is €68 but depends on the limit you are in and the speed you are doing as an example
    http://etsc.eu/faq-eu-cross-border-e...ent-directive/

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    Default Re: Law: Riding In EU Countries - DVLA

    I got a €45 fine forwarded from France to Germany.

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    Default Re: Law: Riding In EU Countries - DVLA

    Still awaiting a few speeding ones from Germany last year.

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    I'm buggered if I knew how they did it! Obviously the French flic is smarter than the German Bulle who to this day measures your speed from the front without taking a piccie from your license plate Damn inconvenient, if you ask me...

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    Default Re: Law: Riding In EU Countries - DVLA

    Quote Originally Posted by ingo View Post
    I got a €45 fine forwarded from France to Germany.
    thats because both countries were already signed up - mind you that's under the specified €70

    Quote Originally Posted by 1888 View Post
    Still awaiting a few speeding ones from Germany last year.
    You wont get them as it doesn't start for UK until 7 May

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    You wont get them as it doesn't start for UK until 7 May
    Good. One was the equivalent of 40 in a 30 going up a large hill. Took me long enough to get speed for the bloody hill i was not slowing down.

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