Road Traffic Act 1988

Road Traffic Act 1988

The current UK legislation which informs issues related to drink driving, and requires roadside breath (Breathalyser) screening, making it an offence to refuse to take the test if one was driving a car, motorcycle or bicycle.

Legal limits
< 35 µg/100 ml breath; < 80 mg/100 ml blood; < 107 mg/100 ml urine.
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That's why it's an offence under section 42 of the Road Traffic Act 1988, as made clear by Rule 123 of the Highway Code.
O maintain the highway highway act 1980 (section 41) to comply with the duty to improve road safety road traffic act 1988 (section 39) to comply with the local government & public involvement in health act 2007 the contract will be managed by north east lincolnshire council.
Get caught and you could be slapped with a PS1,000 fine under Section 99 of the Road Traffic Act 1988.
The website Ask The Police says: "Some animals are not included in the definition of animal given in the Road Traffic Act 1988 so you are not required to report accidents with them to the police.
The Road Traffic Act 1988 states: "A person must not use a motor vehicle on a road or other public place unless there is in force in relation to the use of that vehicle by that person a policy of insurance.
In court yesterday Ali, 35, of Yarm Road, Stockton, pleaded guilty to one offence under the Local Government Act 1976 and not guilty to one offence under the Road Traffic Act 1988.
1988 -- Driving tests are now conducted under the new provisions of the Road Traffic Act 1988.
Section 170(8) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 states that there is a duty to report a collision with the following animals only: horse, cattle, ass, mule, sheep, pig, goat or dog.
Splashing falls under Section 3 of the Road Traffic Act 1988, and can often be punished through a fixed penalty notice.
He was driving on Pantmawr Road at the time of the offence, which breached the Road Traffic Act 1988.
He is also charged with two counts of dangerous driving, in breach of Section 2 of the Road Traffic Act 1988, one count of theft contrary to the Theft Act 1968 and a separate charge of possession of a prohibited weapon, under the Firearms Act 1968.