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#1 Steven33

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 02:40 PM

What do you guys make of this:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19833237

Makes my blood boil, yet another scam targeted at innocent motorists.

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#2 davefc

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Posted 12 October 2012 - 10:57 AM

Its called Rip off Britain. You have always had to pay for damage to the highways and signs etc, I remember a mate, taking a road sign out in the early 80's and he had to pay for it. These do seem to be a rip off though

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 02:17 PM

DIdnt even hear this but my god! what a p*** take!

So dont ask for help, risk your life and save yourself a few quid!

I thought that this was what insurance is for? surely the highways agency should have some form of insurance similar that they could claim from? and I thought that my money paid for the RFL ( TAX DISK ) incorporated this?

Cheeky beggers!

#4 StanH

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 03:10 PM

When I severely damaged some signage on a roundabout a year or so ago my insurance covered everything - or at least I did not see a bill for the repairs


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