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12/13/2004
UK Drivers Doomed to Lose Their License
Statistics researcher proves that UK drivers are doomed to lose their driving license every 15 years. Only 9% of drivers will escape the ban in their lifetime.

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Calling being caught by the network of 4,500 speed cameras a "lottery", a researcher published a study in Mathematics Today that estimates the average UK driver will lose his license once every 15 years.

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In a research paper published in Mathematics Today, Rose Baker, professor of statistics at Salford University, says that with 4,500 cameras in Britain "the average driver will face a driving ban every 15 years". -- One day soon we'll all get a speed ban, Sunday Times (London, UK), 12/12/04
Source: The Trouble With Speed Cameras (Mathematics Today, 12/12/2004)

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