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If I drove a short distance in wrong lane and was caught on

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If I drove a short distance in wrong lane and was caught on camera. Would I have had a summons by now? As it was on 18th Oct. I was very stressed at time I had never driven there before. And I'm newly qualified
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.
Hi.
Thank you for your question. My name is ***** ***** I will try to help with this.
No, I am sorry.
The local council have 28 days to issue a PCN.
The police have six months to summons although theh should issue a NIP within 14 days and they are out of time to do that. It is probably council CCTV though.
Can I clarify anything fr you?
Jo
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

The camera on that stretch of road is a speed one.

Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.
That doesn't mean it is not council maintained.
The police should have sent out a NIP by now if they intend to prosecute and you are the registered keeper.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I said I thought I MAY have not that I did. As I said I was stressed and ill at time. I was not speeding and as far as I can find out its a speeding camera on that stretch. So I guess I didn't do anything if not heard by now?

Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.
No, as I said, if it is council maintained they have 28 days to issue a fine.
The police may still try to issue. They do sometimes. They are out of time but they will try that sometimes in the hope that nobody notices