Drivers lose speed camera test case in Strasbourg court – The Guardian

Posted July 2nd, 2007 in news, road traffic offences, speed cameras by sally

“Two British drivers lost a test case at the European court of human rights in Strasbourg yesterday over whether the rules on speed camera prosecutions violate the 800-year-old right to silence. The two men claimed the law requiring car owners to reveal who was driving when the camera recorded a speeding violation infringes the right not to incriminate oneself, a key element of the right to a fair trial.”

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The Guardian, 30th June 2007