Road Traffic Law

Paperback | February 26, 2009

bySimon Cooper, Michael Orme

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This practical guide to road traffic law covers all the principal aspects of roads policing and has been fully updated for this, the second edition. This new edition covers significant changes in road traffic law, such as the enforcement of the Road Safety Act 2006 and updates to the RoadTraffic Act 1988. The authors discuss matters such as causing death by careless driving, causing death by careless driving when under the influence of drink or drugs, insurance and licensing, use of mobile telephones and control of a vehicle, and updates to construction and use rules.This book also features coverage of driver identification, alcohol and drug related offences, traffic signs and fixed penalties. Each chapter is written in non-technical language and combines explanations of the law with practical illustrations, examples, and FAQs on problems commonly faced bypolice officers engaged in road traffic law enforcement. The book focuses on those areas that are most frequently encountered by traffic officers in their everyday working lives, and is a must for all officers engaged in front-line traffic duties. The Blackstone's Practical Policing Series covers a range of topical subjects of vital importance in today's policing arena. Each practical guide contains clear and detailed explanations of the relevant legislation, accompanied by practical scenarios, illustrative diagrams and useful checklists.Packed with a wealth of information, the Blackstone's Practical Policing Series ensures you have ready access to the tools you need to take on any policing challenge.

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This practical guide to road traffic law covers all the principal aspects of roads policing and has been fully updated for this, the second edition. This new edition covers significant changes in road traffic law, such as the enforcement of the Road Safety Act 2006 and updates to the RoadTraffic Act 1988. The authors discuss matters su...

Simon Cooper is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Salford where he teaches Criminal Law and Evidence. Previously he was a serving police officer with the Greater Manchester Police from 1976 to 1983, the majority of this time being spent on Road Traffic duties. He was then a lecturer in law at the University of Newcastle up...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:February 26, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199559759

ISBN - 13:9780199559756

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Table of Contents

1. Definitions and Basic Concepts2. Accidents, Dangerous and Careless Driving3. Notices of Intended Prosecution and Driver Identification4. Driving with Drink or Drugs5. Insurance and Vehicle Test Certificates6. Driver Licensing7. Construction and Use and Vehicle Lighting8. Traffic Signs and Pedestrian Crossings9. Operators Licences, Driver Hours and Tachographs10. Vehicle Excise Licences and Registration11. Fixed Penalties12. Speeding and Miscellaneous OffencesAppendix 1- Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988, Schedules 2 and 3Appendix 2- Road Vehicles Lighting Regulations 1989, Regulation 27Appendix 3- Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) Regulations 1999, Schedule 2 and Regulations 11 and 19Appendix 4- Driving Licence Information CodesAppendix 5- Driving Licence Endorsement Offence Codes