Use a [Motor Vehicle / Trailer] with Defective Brakes

CJS Offence Code: RC86251

Standard Offence Wording
On **(..SPECIFY DATE..) at **(..SPECIFY TOWNSHIP..) used on a road, namely **(..SPECIFY ROAD AND LOCATION..), a

(A)_[motor vehicle, namely **(..SPECIFY VEHICLE MAKE AND INDEX NUMBER..),]_
(B)_[a trailer]_

(C)_[when a part]_
(D)_[when the means of operation]_

of its braking system, namely **(..SPECIFY..), was not

(E)_[maintained in good and efficient working order.]_
(F)_[properly adjusted.]_
(G)_[maintained in good and efficient working order and properly adjusted.]_

Contrary to regulation 18(1) of the Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986, section 41A 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 £100 and three 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: 110

Statute: (C) R18 – 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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