Only that I think the combination of a licence penalty and a large cash fine for a relatively small excess over the limit is not proportionate .I wonder whether there is case law on this where councils have been successfully challenged.?
Have you committed the offence?
Yes . I accept I was 6 mph over the 30 mph limit . for a distance of 100 yds approx. I was obliged to do so because the lane ended abruptly and I needed to move into the inside lane . I accelerated into that lane to avoid the upcoming traffic on my off side . But only accelerated for a very short distance.
I thought I had read that a new key principal of European law was that the punishment should fit the crime ie. establishing the principle of proportionality. In an example where the same penalty is meted out for widely differing crimes eg. 6 mph v 15 mph over , it does not seem that the principle is being executed !