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Road Traffic Law Handbook

Author: Katie Dawson

ISBN: 9781847667199

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Edition: First

Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional

Law As Stated At: 1 November 2010

Road Traffic Law Handbook

Road Traffic Law Handbook

Road Traffic Law Handbook is a practitioner’s handbook in respect of Road Traffic Law (RTL) offences. The area of RTL is mammoth with 11 Road Traffic Acts since 1961 and countless statutory instruments.

This handbook provides practitioners with an easy, accurate reference to categories of offences routinely before court and gives up to date information as to applicable penalties/ disqualification periods. Practitioners do not need to wade through all the acts, amendments and regulations to find out the current position as this book does it for them.

It deals with the main categories of offences including: up to date list of penalty point offences and fixed charge penalty offences. It sets out the charges which can accrue under particular sections of Road Traffic Acts, applicable defences, and the penalties that apply including disqualification periods. It also refers to relevant caselaw in respect of drink driving cases, and contains reference to the provisions of the new Road Traffic Act 2010.