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In message <Pine.A41.3.96.970728084025.27924B-100000@homer02.u.washington.edu> Eliot Lim writes:

> perhaps the WA burearcracy is more efficient than the CA one?  it is not
> about being "liberal".  if the cost of processing an uncontested ticket
> exceeds the cost of the tax then the REOs will ignore you.  a cop told me
> that himself.. (not a very smart one too, giving away trade secrets
> without knowing it) 

An Irish police officer told my mother about this, many years ago.  In some 
counties in Ireland, no tourists are ever prosecuted.  She said: "Well, then 
what's the point of issuing the ticket in the first place?"
His response?  "They know I'm doing my job.  And you have a souvenir of 

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club

 (Anyone got a use for a 19mm Allen driver?)