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WA Speeding Fines - Request for Further Information?

Discussion in 'Traffic Law Forum' started by Suzy823, 28 April 2015.

  1. Suzy823

    Suzy823 Active Member

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    Hi there. Just after clarification please :)
    When a Company receives a speeding fine for one of their company registered vehicles, and it is unclear who the driver was, you are required to submit a statutory declaration along with payment of the modified penalty as noted on the form. What happens then? Is that the end of the matter?

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. Sarah J

    Sarah J Well-Known Member

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    Hi Suzy832,

    Did the company receive a "Notice Requesting Information"? If so and if the Company does not know who was driving the car at that time, the Company will need to fill in Division 3 of the Notice and submit a statutory declaration to this effect (sent with the original notice requesting information form). As for what happens after, call the West Australian Police Department to double check, but I suspect they will review their evidence (there will most likely have been photographs taken at the scene) and send this evidence to you to assist you in identifying the driver.
     
  3. Suzy823

    Suzy823 Active Member

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    Thanks for your reply Sarah. Yes, they did send the N.R.I. with an unclear photo included. We were able to view this online but the photo is equally as grainy.
    My question is that if we lodge the form and pay the Modified Penalty, would that finalise the matter? Being that the Modified Penalty is over double what the fine would be if an infringement was issued.
    I have called the WA Police department and their answer is unclear.
     
  4. Sarah J

    Sarah J Well-Known Member

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    Hi Suzy823,

    If you're paying more than the fine of an individual driver, then I don't see any reason why the police would keep pursuing the matter. I believe it should be the end of the matter.
     

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