Just passed an unmarked car with a camera on top

Discussion in 'SMB' started by oROSSo, Mar 11, 2019.

  1. pavarotti1980

    pavarotti1980 Midfield

    Maybe the other cop had the bacon going for breakfast?
  2. oROSSo

    oROSSo Striker Staff Member

    No, he was driving. Went from the 690 onto the A19 northbound
  3. pavarotti1980

    pavarotti1980 Midfield

    Still no problem checking monitor. i change radio channels while driving
  4. KeefBeer

    KeefBeer Winger

    Durham plod have started a fortnight of catching drivers without seat belts according to this mornings news.
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  5. Goat Eyes

    Goat Eyes Striker

    Do people still drive around without their seatbelt on these days.
  6. KeefBeer

    KeefBeer Winger

    Plod thinks it's a policing priority apparently.
  7. yamar1

    yamar1 Striker

    Probley because the lights are hidden.:lol:
  8. pavarotti1980

    pavarotti1980 Midfield

    Guess it could save lives so that has to be a priority?

    The flipside is if someone is so thick they hadnt worked out what the seatbelt did do they deserve to be "saved"
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  9. duff_man

    duff_man Striker

    You are right. No requirement to have two officers, in fact most traffic units are single crewed.

    Right again, any officer can signal for a vehicle to stop but the offence of failing to stop states the constable must be in uniform.
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  10. West_Winger

    West_Winger Winger

    Most new cars have touchscreens now.
  11. oROSSo

    oROSSo Striker Staff Member

    :lol: Wey anar, but you can still usually see them pretty clearly tbf
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  12. BlackOps

    BlackOps Winger

    No. Most RPU are single crewed. ANPR camera. Most RPU cars have one to rear and one in front window. Checking for everything really, mainly insurance and any intel markers placed on vehicles.

    The system will alert the officer of a hit therefore it does not take any operation. Activate it and let it work. The screen is also used for the car radio which needs very little operarion other than a PTT button or if your wanting to change channel
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  13. pavarotti1980

    pavarotti1980 Midfield

    Real question here.

    If its unmarked and the basic premise is to remain off the radar to a a degree, why plonk a massive ANPR camera on the roof to give it away :)
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  14. BlackOps

    BlackOps Winger

    Sadly it still doesnt get through to some people. Like shooting fish in a barrel on some days

    I dont know. I dont design the systems or the tech but usually the cars go unnoticed
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  15. sismanhatton

    sismanhatton Full Back

    Strange that as they have started that down here from today. Maybe its nationwide.
  16. Bishop Boy

    Bishop Boy Striker

    See a lot keep the belt fastened all the time and just hook it over them.

    Complete idiots. Argos driver did it the other day, and a BMW driver er the same.
  17. BlackOps

    BlackOps Winger

    There is an exemption in law for delivery drivers but i think its only if next stop is within 50metres
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  18. K3NA

    K3NA Central Defender

    Only need two in Scotland not in England or wales.
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  19. ouro

    ouro Striker

    It's like Russian Roulette mate. I like to give it laldy up the hill and crest the rise well over a 100mph never knowing if the cops will be there.
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  20. nyron4england

    nyron4england Striker

    pretty sure you get fined more for not wearing a seatbelt than a speeding fine. if thats true, then thats a complete joke :lol:

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