What is Section 164 of the Road Traffic Act 1988?
Section 164 of RTA 1988 provides that on being required to do so by a constable in uniform, a person must produce his licence for examination, so as to enable the constable to ascertain the person’s name and address, the date of issue of the licence and the authority by which it was issued.
What does the Road Traffic Act 1988 do?
The Road Traffic Act 1988 already states that it is an offence for motorists to ‘drive without reasonable consideration for other persons’. It has been suggested that motorists responsible for splashing pedestrians during heavy rain could face up to a maximum of £5,000 and nine points on their licence.
What is the section 88 criteria?
For Section 88 to apply to you, you must meet the following criteria: Your doctor agrees that you are fit to drive* You have held a driving licence and only drive vehicles you have applied for and were entitled to drive on your last licence. You meet any conditions specified on your previous licence.
What is Schedule 2 Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988?
The savings provision means anyone given an endorsement for a Fixed Penalty Notice or in a court for a driving offence under Schedule 2 of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 will have to disclose their conviction for five years from date of conviction, whereas a person receiving a prison sentence of six months will …
What is Section 172 of the Road Traffic Act 1988?
Section 172 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (RTA 1988) places a duty on the registered keeper of a vehicle to provide information as to the identity of the driver as they may be required to give by or on behalf of a chief officer of police where the driver of a vehicle is alleged to be guilty of an offence under RTA 1988 …
What is Section 165 of the Road Traffic Act?
[F1165APower to seize vehicles driven without licence or insurance. (1)Subsection (5) applies if any of the following conditions is satisfied. (c)the constable has reasonable grounds for believing that a motor vehicle is or was being driven by the person in contravention of section 87(1).
What is Section 3 of the Road Traffic Act 1988?
CARELESS DRIVING “If a person drives a mechanically propelled vehicle on a road or other public place without due care and attention, or without reasonable consideration for other persons using the road or place, he is guilty of an offence.”
What medical conditions can prevent you from driving?
Multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, Parkinson’s disease and other conditions affecting your nervous system can all affect your ability to drive.
What is section 1 of Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988?
A Notice of Intended Prosecution (NIP), also known as a Section 1 warning, is a warning issued under Section 1 of the Road Traffic (Offenders) Act 1988. The NIP is simply what the name suggests. It is a warning that a driver may be prosecuted for a certain offence/offences and may be in oral or written form.
What is section 4 of the Road Traffic Act?
Under section 4(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 it is an offence for a person to drive or attempt to drive a motor vehicle on a road or other public place whilst unfit to drive through drink. Driving whilst unfit through drink is a serious offence.
Can I drive while waiting for my licence exchange?
No. You must wait for DVLA to reissue you with a new driving licence before you can start driving again.
What does section 87 of the Road Traffic Act mean?
Section 87(1) Road Traffic Act 1988. This offence does not require a great deal of discussion in isolation. It does however often appear on a summons or charge sheet alongside other offences, such as no insurance. If so, you may be facing a totting up disqualification.
Which is an offence under the Road Traffic Act 1988?
Road Traffic Act 1988 (which make it an offence to fail to comply with the conditions of certain licences) shall cease to have effect. The amendments only makes it an offense (1) (for person to drive if he is not the holder of a licence) and (2) (offence to allow a person to drive if he does not hold a licence).
When did employers become responsible for road safety?
In 2001 the Work Related Road Safety Task Group recommended to the government that existing Health & Safety laws be applied to all work related activities on the road and that employers manage road risk in the same way as they manage other occupational health and safety risks.
How to get help with road traffic law?
Road traffic law is rarely straight forward, there may be a number of issues attached to your case that can be used to you advantage. For a free, no obligation consultation on your case please call 0333 011 0515 or alternatively you can leave us a message using the contact form.