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    • I am getting conflicting advice from friends about this issue. I am hoping somebody can end my confusion. A couple of weeks ago I took my Mum out for her birthday. Another driver scratched the front passenger side near the bumper of my car as it was parked up. There are no dents just quite severe paint work damage. He scraped his car against mine. The other driver drove off. Luckily there was 2 witnesses who got the other drivers reg number. Cut a log story short the other driver said he didn’t realise he damaged the paintwork on my car. He has however admitted liability. His insurance is paying out. Last Thursday my car was taken away to have the paintwork done. Today I been told my car has been put down as a total loss (not a write off).  As it is only paintwork damage and not body work or mechanical damage, I don't understand why it has been put down as a total loss. I have been told by the insurers I can either write the car off and receive payment to the value of the car or I can take a lower payment and get the car repaired myself.   I am getting conflicting advice from friends. Some are saying if I keep my car and get the repairs done myself the car will then be classed as a category S or category M and I will no longer be able get insurance on the car as it will be classed as written off. As it is only paintwork damage and not body work or mechanical damage, I don't understand that. My questions are  If I take the payment to get the paintwork repair done myself will I still be able to insure my car when the insurance is up for renewal? If I take the payment to get the paintwork repair done myself will my current insurance policy be voided? If my car does get classed as category M or S will the stop me from selling it on the future? Thanks
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Sorry if this is in the wrong place

 

Il try and shorten this long story

 

Where I work last month we had lots of possible stolen bank notes which had dye on them put in a money changer

 

The person who done it come in today and done some more so I done 999 and had a mile and half foot chase (we caught him)

 

When the police turned up and arrested him me and a event security had a ciggy and as we put it out the police officer told us to move away so we couldn't hear them talking to him

 

Just as we moved away a 3gs environment enforcement officer done me and him and gave us both an £80 fine

 

Everytime the police finished talking to us they come over for details ect and wouldn't leave us alone

 

We picked the butts up and tryed to explain what had happened ect but he said tuff

 

He also lied about what details we had to give and said it was an offence not to give the postcode

 

Is it worth me fighting this in court ? As I will call the police officers as witnesses

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they are not private they work for the council

and you were on council land I take it?

 

 

https://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/environment/recycling-rubbish-and-street-cleaning/environmental-offences-litter-fly-tipping

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

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are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

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Yes and at the time i was stood on the pavement and as I put it out I was ordered to move away by the police officer as he was talking to the detained person and we weren't allowed to hear what was said

 

Everytime the police stopped talking to me they 3gs guys come over demanding my details including phone number a email address they even said it was an offence to not give my postcode

 

If the price had known who they were they would have told them do one

 

The company 3gs keep the fines from tickets

 

http://m.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/13893229.The_Enforcers__five_private_security_officers_coming_to_fine_you_for_dropping_litter__and_they_start_on_Monday_/

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Thanks Andy

 

I spoke to council and g3s area manager and they say it stands so I'm going to fight it in court as even if I get fined more I can spread the cost

 

Also spoke to local paper who may be interested in running the story

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Update

 

Had a fine letter come today asking for £80 with no mention of appealing or an option to go to court

 

Yesterday I emailed all the Councillors and I have had a reply from the environment portfolio holder who is looking in to the fine and what happened on the day so fingers crossed it will be recinded soon

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Well done mmf...result.

 

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