If pulled by the police you will only be issued with paperwork if you can't provide adequate proof of ownership/insurance at the time, or if you are being fined/penalised
If you are done for an offense you will recieve paperwork to pay a fine/issuing points to your license. The only other paperwork they issue is to request that you provide details of ownership/insurance at the nearest police station (because they were not satisfied by what you produced at the time/you didn't produce at the time)
You will recieve 0 paperwork if they are happy with your ownership/insurance and also with the fact they are not fining you for an offense (Just a warning)
Read the pink slip you recieved vary carefully as it sounds like you either recieved a producer, a fine, or a request for something on the vehicle to be made roadworthy (eg illegal tyres or tints or foglights etc etc)
OK firstly as stated above what doe the pink slip say on it? What Force area were you stopped in?
If you are stopped for speeding one of three things will happen.
1. NOTHING. You will get a verbal warning and a few words of advice.
2. You will receive a fixed penalty notice (yellow in my Force) which will mean £60 fine and three points or a day at court if you decide to plead not guilty, c an't pay the fine in one go or have mitigating circumstances.
3. You will be reported for summones which means you have being going too fast to issue a ticket or you have 9 or more points on your licence. This would mean being given a verbal (normally) or written NIP and a caution by the Officer. Did this happen? You may not always get paperwork with this option.
Its at the dicretion of the officer in the UK. Many just issue the ticket as its something the police are trying to crack down on here (and rightly so in most cases) as most folks will blatently ignore the speedlimits in the Uk, especially when outside the cities.
I have been stopped many times by the police over the years and have only ever recieved paperwork when they have done me for something like max says. Police as much as anyone hate doing paperwork so why would they issue you a written warning. If you have paper then you either have a fine or a producer or a summons
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