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    I know that if you dont receive a speeding camera notice within 14 days it can be deemed as not received under the road traffic act. But if you drive a car while on sorn and get a letter telling you they have photo evidence car was on road, does the 14 days rule still apply?

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    No - Don't drive your car when it is on SORN.

    If you're thinking of driving on SORN, (of which your question seems to hint you will/have), I sincerely hope you get stopped.

    When you can drive your vehicle

    You can only drive a vehicle with a SORN on a public road to go to or from a pre-booked MOT or other testing appointment. You face court prosecution and a fine of up to £2,500 if you use it on the road for any other reason. oO

    Taken from gov website.

    SORN is there for a reason and if you abuse that then you deserve the penalties.
    Edited by: "robertr" 15th Apr

    Two different offenses. The time limit is only there for the speeding offense. If you drive while SORN and they get a picture they will take you to court, no time limit.

    No, the 14 day limit relating to the notice of intended prosecution doesn't apply to that offence.

    If, you are not going for an MOT, then you could classed as driving uninsured.

    Original Poster

    Thanks for all replies, i did think of taking the chance as I'm due to tax end of month, but i'll hang on

    Nope, 6 months to start proceedings at the magistrates court. Usual practice is to offer out of court penalty first.

    Edited by: "DAMNOME" 15th Apr

    court and driving ban hopefully as you'll be driving without insurance
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