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QLD Speeding Fines - Not Pulled Over for Speeding Offence by Police?

Discussion in 'Traffic Law Forum' started by Alicia Bartolillo, 2 August 2015.

  1. Alicia Bartolillo

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    Hi,

    So I was most definitely speeding when I noticed a police officer with a Lidar gun ahead of me, but it was already too late I assume. I saw him perk up and say something into his radio. I waited for the chaser car to pull me over, but it never did. I was so wondering if they are still able to give me speeding fines through the mail or did they have to pull me over on the spot as it was a Lidar reading?
     
  2. Sophea

    Sophea Well-Known Member

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    Hi Alicia,

    If a fixed speed camera or mobile speed camera unit get you, you'll generally get a notification in the mail. If you get caught by a police officer with a Lidar gun, they will usually pull you over if they intend to issue a ticket.

    Police have a discretion as to whether or not they will book you if they detect you speeding with a radar device and they will take circumstances into account.
     
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