Section 163 or the Road Traffic Act provides a power to stop what type of vehicle
Mechanically propelled Vehicle
Can Section 163 of the Roat Traffic Act provide a power to stop a bike
Can an officer not in uniform stop a mechanically propelled vehicle
Can an officer in uniform stop a mechanically propelled vehicle stop a vehicle in a public car park
No - Only on a Road.
Section 4 of PACE grants a constable a stop of vehicles called a vehicle check. What must be in place
A superintendent must authorise the Road Check
Can a PCSO be used in a Roach Check
Yes the power under section 4 of PACE can be conferred to a PCSO
What are the circumstances a Superintendent can authorise a road check
For an officer to ascertain whether the vehicle is carrying a person who has committed an indictable offence other than a road traffic offence or a vehicle excise offence.
A person who is a witness to such an offence.
A person intending to commit such an offence
A person who is unlawfully at large
Who long will a Section 4 PACE road check last
How many times can a road check be extended
for a further 7 days any number of times.
How many days do you have to produce your licences
Section 165 of the RTA provides a power to seize a vehicle - Can a constable seize a vehicle from private land
Yes - Power to seize a vehicle anywhere other than a private dwelling.
In relation to section 165 does the officer have to be in uniform
In relation to section 165 can the officer use reasonable force to seize the vehicle
Yes - However the officer should provide a warning that the vehicle will be seized
Does the officer have to provide a warning under section 165 if it is impracticable to do so
If the officer is going to seize the vehicle and the person drives off what can happen
The vehicle can be seized at any time during a period of 24 hours.
How many days do you have to produce your driving license and insurance
Do you have to personally produce your license at the Police Station
Do you have to personally produce your insurance at a Police Station