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  1. Published on: 05/03/2013 10:25 AMReported by: roving-eye
    Lancashire Constabulary are once again on the look out for motorists who are committing traffic offences.Today they are on the A59 between Sollom and Rufford.One officer is hidden behind a lampost passing on details to his colleagues further down the road.

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  3. The Edge says:05/03/2013 10:42 AM
    Excellent, good work! Catch all the scumbags with no tax, insurance, no seatbelt and on their phones....yes, they are scumbags!!!

  4. BrigNowPort says:05/03/2013 12:05 PM
    One officer is hidden behind a lampost passing on details to his colleagues further down the road.

    He's not that well hidden - I can see him!

    Easiest game of "Where's (the) Wally?" I've played in a long time!

  5. cotton man says:05/03/2013 12:47 PM
    Well done to the Police.

  6. Stella-man says:05/03/2013 12:50 PM
    I have to admit he is not very well hidden. I am a supporter of police catching criminals but the question is how come he has no ANPR (For tax dodgers, insurance etc) or any visible speed camera? I can only guess he was looking for mobile/ seat-belt offenders or was he just purely guessing a vehicles speed?

  7. GlenLancs says:05/03/2013 01:17 PM
    may be looking out for "hatched lines" drivers. Enough of them around there

  8. Sproggy the Cat says:05/03/2013 04:07 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by GlenLancs View Post
    may be looking out for "hatched lines" drivers. Enough of them around there
    Yes, you often get pushed into them on Kew roundabout because of the a****oles who cut straight across the lanes, like the guy yesterday, who, in his grey people carrier, did this to me then gave me the finger.

  9. ECHOEONE says:05/03/2013 11:26 PM
    Is it against the high way code/law to go onto a ghost island [ hatched area ] - if the ghost island is only surrounded by broken white lines? IE not continuous white lines as its boundary

  10. sav08 says:06/03/2013 10:05 AM
    A broken line can be crossed, only when absolutely necessary, a good example of this are the centre markings down cemetry road. If it solid - you should not cross.

  11. Wittybebop says:06/03/2013 10:28 AM
    Quote "If it solid - you should not cross."

    I'm going to be well knackered at the next STOP line then :)

    Rule 129
    You MUST NOT cross or straddle double white lines in normal driving. Exceptions are: if it is safe to do so and you need to enter premises adjoining the carriageway or a side road. In addition, it is permissible to cross the line as necessary and provided the road is clear, to pass a stationary vehicle. Or to overtake a horse, pedal cycle or road maintenance vehicle, only if they are not travelling at speeds greater than 16 km/h (10 mph). You can also cross double white lines when ordered to do so by a policeman in uniform.

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