Was it that he did not see the sign or did he not slow down to 30 mph? If he was speeding, but regardless of the signage, it is an offence of strict liability and an automatic fail.
This might seem a very odd question, particularly as the test was in daylight, but is there any street lighting?
The reason I ask is that if there is a system of street lighting, the presence of the signage is actually not relevant and the driver is supposed to know that if there is a system of street lighting and no repeater signs, that the speed limit is 30 mph.
However, the fact remains that drivers do rely on speed limit signs to regulate the speed. I agree with you that it’s unfair and it would certainly not prevent me making a complaint. However I don’t think you’re going to have the positive result that you are hoping for.
Sorry, I wish I could give you a more favourable answer.
Can I clarify anything for you?
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