Failing To Report

Failing to report an accident frequently asked questions, responses, tips and advice for dealing with accusations of the driving offence.

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Accident On Off Road Bike

Question: Failing to stop and report Can my son be charged with this offence as the CPS as questioned it when he last attended court as he did not know the bike that he came off hit a bumper on …

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How Long Do I Get To Report An Accident

Question: How long after an accident do you have to report before it becomes an offence? Dominic says: If you have an accident whilst driving your car and damage occurs then you have to report it to the police as …

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Will I Get A Chance To Give My Account Of Events

Question: Failing to stop at scene of an accident The car in front stopped abruptly in front of me, I paused a while then drove around this car. I then noticed the same car flashing and waving, I pulled in …

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Learner Has Bump Doing Three Point Turn

Question: Failure to report an accident Hi,I am a learner driver and I am very worried, that I have been really stupid, I was doing a multi turn in the road and I hit the bumper on a transit van. …

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Cat Ran Into The Road

Question: Driving without due care & attention & failing to stop Son in law swerved to avoid a cat & hit a parked car with enough force for it to knock into car in front, nobody was hurt. Was late …

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Bump In Car Park No Damage Caused

Question: Failing stop after a collision I was parking my car and bumped into a parked car behind me I checked both my vehicle and third party vehicle and their was no damage caused to either of them, I didn’t …

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Partner Accused Of Failing To Name Driver And Leaving The Scene Of Accident

Question: My partner x was arrested this morning x on the above offences. Basically four weeks ago we took the dog for a walk at x pm. We arrived back in the village and because it was late we decided …

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Scraped As We Passed Each Other

Question: Further to our earlier telephone conversation, I would appreciate it if you would be able to give me some free advice on the following offence: “Failing to stop after an accident and exchange particulars/Failing to report an accident to …

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I Stopped Outside A Bar – There Was No Accident

Question: Driving without due care and attention and failing to stop and give your name and address Hello there, I have to go to court for the following offences: – driving a mechanically propelled vehicle on a road without due …

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Not Aware Of Causing Accident

Question: Failing to exchange details My boyfriend received a letter stating my his car was involved in an accident and that he failed to exchange details. The letter asks to confirm the driver of the vehicle within 28 DAYS. He …

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