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    • pappa golf
    • By pappa golf 9th Feb 18, 12:06 PM
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    0 and O 9th Feb 18 at 12:06 PM
    if the authorities dont know the difference , what chance the public

    "A letter from the council, he said, explained it was an administrative error because the officer had checked Mr Claxton's number plate on their handheld device and it showed no permit was assigned to the car.

    However, it later emerged his number plate had been recorded incorrectly, with the last digit stated as a zero not the letter "o"."

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-43002171
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    • The Slithy Tove
    • By The Slithy Tove 9th Feb 18, 12:14 PM
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    • 9th Feb 18, 12:14 PM
    Any software that is used for entering UK VRNs (whether manually or ANPR) really should validate all combinations of O/0 (or even 1 and I in NI). Typographically they are identical, and there will never be an instance of both options being a valid VRN. It's not complicated, and not doing so could be seen as mendacious.
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