Use on a Road a [Motor Vehicle / Trailer] When Danger of Injury Due to [Weight / Position / Distribution / Security of Load] (Endorsable)

CJS Offence Code: RT88521

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


(C)_[weight, position or distribution of its load,]_
(D)_[manner in which the load was secured,]_

namely **(..SPECIFY..), was such that its use involved a danger of injury to any person

Contrary to section 40A 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: 123

Statute: (A) S40A – Road Traffic Act 1988

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


Updated on 2023-03-10

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