Failing To Name Driver

Frequestly asked questions that shatter a few myths and urban legends about the offence of failing to name the driver when requested to do so.

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Cousin From Spain Driving For Two Speeding Tickets

Question: Speeding tickets I recently gave permission for my female cousin to use my car. I have fully comprehensive insurance & she (as I believe) holds a full driving licence. I have now received 2 speeding tickets on the same …

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The 14 day rule – NIP

Question: I was driving a works car. The NIP was served on the registered keeper more than 14 days after the offence. Will the fact that they have subsequently served a notice on myself as the driver alter the 14 …

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Long Shot!

Question: This May be A Long Shot!! I have recently received a NIP from the Camera Processing Unit x alleging that I exceeded the 70 mph speed limit Wording; On x/2010 at x >> x the driver of motor vehicle …

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The Alleged Offence Is An Hour Out!

Question: I responded to the NIP saying that the time was incorrect (an hour out) (they said 9.15am, but it was the morning after the clocks changed and I was already parked in a secure car park with witnesses by …

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Its A Point Of Principle!

Question: I was in my wife’s car when it was flashed for speeding from behind exceeding a 40mph limit, I would estimate that the speed was around 48mph but this has not been reported on the charge. She has asked …

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Why Have They Asked Me To Name The Driver?

Question: Am I responsible to supply the name and address of a driver on a vehicle that I do not own and has nothing what so ever to do with me? Dominic Says: Anyone can be asked to name the …

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Wilfully Obstructing The Police – Arghhhh!

Question: I WISH TO MAKE AN OUT OF TIME APPEAL FOR CONVICTIONS FOR SPEEDING AND FOR WILLFULLY OBSTRUCTING A POLICE INVESTIGATING OFFICER IF I HAVE A REALISTIC CHANCE OF SUCCESS. I was trying to turn right off the Ax at …

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Should I Appeal To The Crown Court – S.172

Question: I was recently found guilty of failing to produce and I wanted to know is it worth appealing to the crown court as the prosecution are unable to provide evidence beyond reasonable doubt that I receive the NIP or …

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Company Refused To Name Driver – What Will Happen?

Question: Our company vehicle was photographed allegedly at over 40Mph. The police have asked for the identity of the driver. If we refuse to provide this, what can be done? We have heard that identifying the driver could be a …

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Tell the truth – Perverting The Course Of Justice

Question: Hi, I received a NIP for speeding. I was not in the vehicle at the time. I believe it was a mobile rear facing camera in a van where the camera captures the front of the offending vehicle. There …

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