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    • OK, I will do now.   I did look to black out certain things, but I was not sure what I should and should not redact and there was nothing on there that was personal enough for me to be concerned with being made public. So I am happy for all to view, but if you are kind enough to redact what is needed as per the forum rules, that would be amazing. Armtrak Defence documents_compressed.pdf   I was planning on collecting up other court cases they have lost, to refer to as part of my evidence, I'm not sure if this is worth doing or could just confuse matters?   But there seem to be many where the judge has ruled against them because of confusing and not clearly displayed signage, trespass, as well as their charge being £100, which is more than the Bevis case said was reasonable.    A quick search found this article as one example KBT cornwall lose case article.pdf   Lastly, I will go to the site to get updated images, but from google earth, you can see from the pictures the entrance states it is for the hotel parking, which I follwed instructions and gave my details to the hotel. Where I think my car was parked (it was that long ago I'm not exactly sure) there are signs on the opposite wall, but it was 12.30am, pitch black and they could not be seen.          
    • yes but have the landowner paid this years contract fee. no evidence they have in the ws. pop it back up now if you wish. the forum is quiet i'll redact it for you so we have the info.   dx  
    • Thank you all so much for taking the time to comment and help, I really do appreciate it.   Just to elaborate a bit more on the background, just because my lack of knowledge of the process might mean I've actually done things along the way that I did not know what they were and so hadn't mention it.    When they decided to go to court, I was offered mediation, which I took. I offered to pay the reduced rate, just to make it go away, but insisted it was not an admission of guilt, it was a goodwill gesture to save us all the effort of court. They refused and wanted £250.    A court date was set, but in Leeds, then a couple weeks later I received another letter saying it had been moved to London.   I was not aware I had any say in which court it would be held at, but I now understand i have good reason to request it is moved to a local one to me, which is also local to the offending place, I will call the court tomorrow and explain that. But so far I have only been told what is happening, I've not been given the choice for anything.   They seem to be going down the route of a contract breach, not trespass which is interesting. There is a document in the evidence which has the agreement between themselves which I assumed meant they can pursue me.    I am going to visit the site again shortly, at midnight the time of the offence and take pictures to build a case file of the route I took to enter the car park, how it is in the hotel grounds and no signs can be seen.    Am I right in saying, the fact they do not actually have any pictures of my car in the location they say it was in, just because all of the pictures they have were at 12/30am and it was pitch black, I am going to say my car was parked correctly in the hotel side, not on their land and it is then up to them to prove otherwise, which they are not able to do, because the burden of proof lies with the claimant I think?
    • did you move during the duration of this agreement.   dx  
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JoeyJoeC

DVLA £350 fine for no tax. (Pre-booked MOT, but was unable to reach the MOT centre).

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Hi,

 

We had a car at my sisters house on the driveway.

It had no tax or MOT.

 

We booked it into the MOT, and began driving to the pre-booked MOT.

On the way, it was clear there was something wrong with the car above 40MPH, some knocking sounds and the engine went into limp mode.

Half way through the journey, we diverted and drove to our garage instead, and then reported this to the MOT center. 

 

We fixed the problems a week later (at our garage), booked the MOT again,

literally drove up the road to make sure the problem was fixed,

turned around, went back to the garage before heading back out for the MOT center less than an hour later where it had passed and then drove back to the garage. 

 

We've since received a letter from the DVLA to say we have a £350 fine for having no tax on the vehicle.

We don't know if this was from the initial attempt to go to the MOT, or if this was from a camera which happens to be near our garage on the second attempt.

We've appealed, sending proof of the MOT's and have not heard anything for a week. 

 

I just want to know if we actually did anything wrong?

We didn't stop anywhere else or use the car for any other purpose. 

 

Thanks!

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as long as your have proof of both MOT bookings you should be fine.

 

ok its stretching it a bit in a round about way, but in another way its not.


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Was the car declared off road (SORN) when the last tax ended?

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