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Offline Mumtaz (CapetonianInWellington)

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De Merit Points
« on: April 30, 2009, 05:12:00 am »
I had the unfortunate accident this morning, that was my fault :'( No major damage - thank GOD. Infact just a small dent in the other persons car. I felt really terrible as the person that drove into me was doing her road test :'( Did I mention it was my fault :'(

I need to know if you get any de merit points when you are the cause of the accident?

 :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :sweat: :sweat:



Offline Feather

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Re: De Merit Points
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2009, 05:27:40 am »
That's a good question!

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Re: De Merit Points
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Offline Saturn_Moon

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Re: De Merit Points
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2009, 05:29:17 am »
So sorry to hear.

I don't know if you will get any de-merit points for that - I mean as long as you were not driving wrecklessly, speeding or under the influence which is the main factors for de-merit points I'm sure you will be fine.

Here is a link with all the details for receiving de-merit points if you want to go through it:
http://www.landtransport.govt.nz/roadcode/about-driver-responsibility/stepping-over-the-line.html

 :gl2: and glad to hear to are okay. Hope everything works out for the best.




Offline Mumtaz (CapetonianInWellington)

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Re: De Merit Points
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2009, 05:59:28 am »
Thanks so much



Offline ANTONK

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Re: De Merit Points
« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2009, 06:13:10 am »
Sorry to hear mum - glad everybody is ok and thanks Saturn for the info  O0