Motor Vehicle – Fail to Prevent Movement of a Trailer at Rest on a Road

CJS Offence Code: RC86298

Standard Offence Wording
On **(..SPECIFY DATE..) at **(..SPECIFY TOWNSHIP..), being the person in charge of a motor vehicle, namely **(..SPECIFY VEHICLE MAKE AND INDEX NUMBER..), drawing a trailer caused that trailer to stand on a road, namely **(..SPECIFY ROAD AND LOCATION..), when detached from the drawing vehicle and failed to ensure that

(A)_[at least one of the wheels of that trailer]_
(B)_[the tracks of a track laying trailer]_

were prevented from revolving by the setting of a parking brake, the use of a chain, chock or other efficient device, namely **(..SPECIFY THE DEVICE EMPLOYED..)

Contrary to regulation 89 of the Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986, section 42 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 and Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988.

Home Office Classification

This offence carries a fine of £50 and no penalty points.

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Metropolitan Police Offence Code

The following information is intended for Metropolitan Police Officers who use a different coding system, this code being correct as of Form 4740 (October 2018) or Form 4741 (June 2018).

MetPol Offence Code: Code not specified

Statute: (C) R89 – Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986

Notes: The offence and brief wording will be entered in full on the Traffic Offence Report.

Updated on 2022-04-08

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