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The original witness statement gave a distance measurement that was different to the ticket issued at the side of the road. Today they produced another witness statement that now agrees with the ticket and I was told this was just fine and I have to accept it. The legal adviser also told me that basing a defense on technical grounds ended 's long time ago'
In the original version the distance declared put me 10 meters in a zone where I was driving at the speed limit but on the revised statement put me inside the zone by 40 m.
I originally denied speeding on the original evidence that was supplied to me but was told it was a typographical error and the new witness statement supersedes this. Therefore I had to plead guilty to avoid a higher fine.
The thing is I'm not sure. I was definitely going 40 mph but on the original witness statement I was in a 40 zone but the ticket issued and the subsequent witness statement puts me in a 30 mph zone.
Can the police after making an error change their statement so it fits with the ticket issued and therefore makes me guilty?