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#16 higgsy

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Posted 17 May 2014 - 05:40 PM

Well I'm off down to Devon/Cornwall next week hopefully I won't bump into officer stoney, I will be on the look out for a focus estate with blacked out windows and more than one aerial!

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#17 Stoney871

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Posted 17 May 2014 - 05:48 PM

While we're on the subject of police cars, what's the purpose of those stickers on some vans saying 'police follow this vehicle'?  A quick google just seems to bring up people's guesses, do you know the actual reason Clive?


It's used on cash in transit vehicles and such like.
It's an anti-hijack thing.

Well I'm off down to Devon/Cornwall next week hopefully I won't bump into officer stoney, I will be on the look out for a focus estate with blacked out windows and more than one aerial!

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Posted 17 May 2014 - 05:59 PM

Got an unmarked 14 plate ST estate just over a month ago.
Apart from the dash kit, blacked out rear windows and the concealed blues catching the daylight you'd not know it's job.
But then that's the general idea ;)

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Posted 17 May 2014 - 06:00 PM

It's used on cash in transit vehicles and such like.
It's an anti-hijack thing.

But surely you don't always follow vans with that on?  I've seen some that say only if it's being driven between certain hours, but for all the rest?!



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Posted 17 May 2014 - 06:04 PM

These cash in transit vehicles are more likely tracked than followed. I.e an unscheduled stop would trigger police.. something like that. I'm sure the police have better things to do than follow every cash in transit vehicle unless it carries large amounts of money. But while we talk about this what about the G4S vehicle down south that was attacked not long ago carrying prisoners and some of their vehicles carry a "police follow this vehicle sticker" obviously not being followed in transport.

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