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					M01a Schedule of offences



                                                                                       Fixed
                                      Penalty   Verbal    Vehicle Defect Rectification Penalty
     OFFENCE                                                                                     Summons
                                      Point     Warning   Scheme (VDRS)                Notice
                                                                                       (FPN)
     VEHICLE/PART IN
     DANGEROUS CONDITION
     Defective Brakes                 3                   *
     Defective Steering               3                   *
     Tyre - Unsuitable Type           3                   *
     Tyre - Over/Under Inflated       3                   *
     Tyre - Cut in fabric             3                   *
     Tyre - Lump, bulge or tear       3                   *
     Tyre - Ply or cord exposed       3                   *
     Tyre - Grooves less than
                                      3                   *
     1.6mm
     Type - Grooves not visible       3                   *
     Tyre - Difference structure on
                                      3                   *
     same axle
     Tyre Different tyres on different
                                       3                  *
     axles
     Dangerous parts and
                                      3                   *
     Accessories
     Unsuitable and Dangerous Use 3                       No                          *          *




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     of Vehicle


     The issue of FPN or summons should be considered where the defect(s) are such that the vehicle is a danger
     and should not be used on a road.
     MOTORWAY OFFENCES
     Prohibited Vehicle              3                     No                          *
     Stopping on carriageway         3                     No                          *
     Reversing                       3                     No                          *
     Using Central
                                     3                     No                          *
     Reservation/Verge
     Driving on Hard Shoulder        3                     No                          *
     Prohibited Traffic In Offside
                                     3                     No                          *
     Lane
     Provisional Licence Holder      3                     No                          *


     NEGLECT OF TRAFFIC
     DIRECTIONS
     Contravening Traffic Light      3                     No                          *
     Contravening Stop Sign (Major
                                   3                       No                          *
     Road)
     Contravening Automatic level
                                     3                     No                          *
     Crossing
     Contravening Double White       3                     No                          *




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     Lines
     Contravening
     Constable/Warden on Traffic
     Duty


     The preferred course of action is indicated
     by *
     ENDORSABLE OFFENCES
                                                                                          Fixed
                                      Penalty      Verbal    Vehicle Defect Rectification
                                                                                          Penalty   Summons
                                      Points       Warning   Scheme
                                                                                          Notice
     NEGLECT OF PEDESTRIAN
     RIGHTS
     Using vehicle in designated
                                      2                      No                          *
     play street
     Stopping on Zebra Crossing       3                      No                          *
     Stopping in zebra controlled
                                      3                      No                          *
     area
     Stopping in pelican crossing     3                      No                          *
     Stopping in approach to pelican
                                     3                       No                          *
     crossing
     Overtaking in controlled area    3                      No                          *


     OBSTRUCTION



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     Leaving Vehicle is dangerous
                                    3                No          *
     position


     LOAD OFFENCES
     Insecure load                  3                No          *
     Dangerous load                 3                No          *


     MOTOR CYCLES
     Carrying more than one
                                    1                No          *
     passenger on motor cycle
     Motor cycle passenger not
                                    1                No          *
     sitting astride


     ACCIDENTS
     Failing to stop                                 No              *
     Failing to report                               No              *


     DOCUMENTS
     No insurance                                                    *
     No driving licence                 *                            *
                                                                     Never held
                                        If only
                                                                     or cannot
                                        expired
                                                                     hold



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     DRIVING OTHER THAN IN ACCORDANCE
     WITH A LICENCE
     'L' Driver unaccompanied          2               No                          *
     'L' Driver carrying unqualified
                                       2               No                          *
     passengers
     'L' Driver no L Plates            2               No                          *
     'L' Driver towing trailer         2               No                          *


     25.2. Non Endorsable Offences
     The preferred course of action
     is indicated by *


                                                                                   FPN (inc.
     OFFENCE                               V/Warn      VDRS                        graduated   Summons
                                                                                   FPN)
     No Test Certificate                   *                                       *           *
                                           Up to 1                                             More than
                                           month out                                           one month
                                           of date                                             out of date
     Records of work/tachograph                                                    *           *
     Failing to produce documents                      Decision to be based upon
                                           *                                                   *
     within 7 days                                     reason for non production




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     Failing to notify acquisition                            *
     Fraudlence use of excise
                                                          *   *
     licence
     No operators licence                                     *


     NEGLIGENT USE
     Unattended - engine running              No          *
     Driver no in proper control of
                                              No          *
     vehicle
     Driver not in position to have
                                              No          *
     full view ahead
     Reversing unreasonable
                                       *      No
     distance
     Opening door so as to cause
                                              No          *
     injury/danger
     Leaving vehicle without setting
                                              No          *
     brake


     VEHICLE REEGISTRATION AND
     EXCISE
     Keeping/driving without
                                              No              *
     registration mark
     Keeping/driving without
                                              No          *
     hackney carriage sign



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     Registration mark obscured                No          *
     (If obstruction is of a
     serious/permanent nature
     consider FPN)
     Registration mark not
                                                           *
     conforming to regulations
     VEHICLE TEST OFFENCES
     Plated goods vehicle - plate not
                                               No          *
     displayed


     VEHICLE / PART IN
     DANGEROUS / DEFECTIVE
     CONDITION
     No wing/mudguard fitted                   *
     Tyres insufficient to support
                                                           No   *
     axle weight
     No Speedometer                            *
     Defective speedometer                     *
     No mirrors                                *
     Defective mirrors                  *
     No windscreen wipers                      *
     Defective windscreen wipers               *
     No horn                                   *




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     Two tone horn                            No          *
     Windows not clean                 *      No
     No seat belts (fitted)                   *
     Seat belts not properly secured          *
     No anchorage points                      *
     Seat belts not properly
                                              *
     maintained
     Anchorage not properly
                                              *
     maintained
     Fastner not properly
     maintained
     Petrol tank not secure or leak
                                              *
     proof
     Glass not as prescribed                  *
     Reversing alarms on
                                       *      No
     unauthorised vehicle
     Not equipped with
                                              *
     suitable/sufficient springs
     Emitting smoke, vapor, etc...            *           No
     Diesel engine - excess fuel
                                              *           No
     device not maintained
     Diesel engine - tampering with
                                              No          No   *
     excess fuel




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     MOTORWAY OFFENCES                  V/Warn      VDRS        FPN   Summons
     Stopping on verge or hard
                                                    NO          *
     shoulder


     NEGLECT OR TRAFFIC
     DIRECTIONS
     Failing to stop for Police
                                                    No          *
     Constable
     Contravening Give Way sign         *           No
     Contravening No Entry sign                     No          *
     Contravening mandatory
                                                    No          *
     direction arrow
     Contravening temporary Police
                                                    No          *
     sign
     Contravening direction by
                                                    No          *
     Constable/ traffic survey
     Overtaking where prohibited                    No          *
     U-turn where prohibited                        No          *
     Failing to turn left/right where
                                                    No          *
     required
     Left/right hand turn where
                                                    No          *
     prohibited




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     Driving wrong way down one-
                                              No           *
     way street
     Contravening bus lane                    No           *
     Contravening cycle lane           *      No
     Contravening box junction                No           *
     Contravening weight restriction          No           *
     Contravening axle weight
                                              No           *
     restriction
     Contravening height restriction          No           *
     Contravening length restriction          No           *
     Contravening width restriction           No           *
     Contravening prohibition of
                                              No           *
     driving
     Contravening experimental
                                       *      No
     traffic order
     Contravening temporary
                                       *      No
     restriction
     Contravening one-way traffic
                                              No           *
     on trunk road
     Using prohibited vehicle on
                                              No           *
     restricted road
     Failing to comply with minimum
                                       *      No
     speed limit




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     Driving elsewhere than road
                                       No           *
     (common lane)
     (Unless CJO notified local
     problem and publicity by way
     of summons is requested)


     OBSTRUCTION, WAITING AND
     PARKING




     Parking HGV on footpath or
                                       No           *
     verge



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     Parking on offside at night       *           No
     Unnecessary obstruction                       No           *
     Wilful obstruction                            No                 *
     Stopping on Clearway                          No           *
     Stopping on a bus-stop
                                                   No           *
     clearway
     Driving elsewhere than a road
                                                                      *
     (footway)


     NOISE OFFENCES                    V/Warn      VDRS         FPN   Summons
     No silencer                                   *
     Failing to maintain silencer                  *
     Not stopping engine when
                                       *           No
     stationary


     MISCELLANEOUS
     Failing to wear seat belt                     No           *
     Child in front passenger seat -
                                                   No           *
     no seat belt
     Not equipped with rear under
                                                   No                 *
     run guards
     Rear under run guards not
                                                   No                 *
     maintained




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     Not equipped with size guards             No                *
     Side guards not maintained                No                *
     Not equipped with spray
                                               No                *
     suppression equipment
     Spray suppression equipment
                                               No                *
     not maintained
     Mascot likely to cause injury in
                                        *      No           *
     collision
     Use of TV set-distraction of
                                               No           *
     friver
     Lifting appliance not properly
                                               No           *
     secured
     No marking of travelling height    *      No
     Rear number plate not clean        *      No           No


     TRAILER OFFENCES
     Drawing more than permitted
                                               No           *
     number of trailers
     Towing - tow rope too long         *      No
     Causing unnecessary noise                              *
     Excessive noise                           No           *


     MOTOR OFFENCES




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     Motorcycle - no foot rest                     *
     Motorcycle - no protective
                                                   No                          *
     headgear
     Motorcycle- sidecar not
                                                                               *
     properly attached


     GOODS VEHICLE LOAD
     OFFENCES
     No Manufacturer's/Ministry
                                                                                   *
     Plate
     Insecure Load                                                             *   *
     Dangerous Load                                                            *   *


                                    a) up to
     Exceeding any weight specified
                                    5% or          Verbal warning
     on Ministry plate
                                    1,000kg
     Or
                                                   FPN to driver and summons
                                    b) Over        owner. Prohibit in
     Exceeding any weight specified
                                    5% and         appropriate cases.
     on Manufacturers Plate
                                    up to 10%      Summons if owner/driver,
                                                   graduated fix penalty
     Or
     Exceeding Con and Use          c) Over        Report for summons and




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     Maximum Permissible Weights   10% or       prohibit.
                                   1,000kg




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