Motoring

Road traffic law, driving law and car crime

GOV.UK provides a huge amount of information on Driving and transport, including pages on driving licences; vehicle tax, mot and insurance; driving tests and learning to drive or ride; number plates, vehicle registration and log books; buy, sell or scrap a vehicle; driving with medical conditions, blue badges and public transport for disabled people; the highway code, road safety and vehicle rules; vehicle and driver data and information; penalty points, fines and driving bans; driving in the uk and abroad; hgv, bus and coach drivers; transport and driving businesses; teaching people to drive; driving and enforcing the law; parking, public transport and the environment; manufacture or adapt a vehicle.

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) provides detailed information on Driving Offences. There is a broad range of offences that come within the scope of a driving offence and there may be more than one offence that covers particular behaviour. Driving offences range from document offences, like failing to produce a copy of a driving licence or other documents, to cases involving the death of another person. Offences covered include careless or inconsiderate driving; dangerous driving; driving offences involving death; driving offences involving serious injury; driving under the influence of drink or drugs; driving using a mobile phone; failing to furnish/provide Information to identify the driver of a vehicle; failure to provide a specimen; speeding offences; other driving offences applicable in cases involving death; document offences. Plus how heavy are the penalties?