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British drivers speeding on France’s roads will no longer be able to avoid paying fines under new EU rules due to come into force in 2017. Currently French police impose on-the-spot fines, though the logistics of collecting fines from the half a million British drivers caught on camera every year can prove challenging. For the first time, police in other EU countries will be given the right to access British motorists’ details from the DVLA, making it easier to track down offenders. However, it remains unclear how foreign police plan to pursue those who fail to pay the fines.