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Road Traffic Act 1991

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Section 22.

SCHEDULE 1Amendment of Schedule 1 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988

1Schedule 1 to the [1988 c. 53.] Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (procedural requirements applicable in relation to certain offences) shall be amended as follows.

2After paragraph 1 there shall be inserted—

1ASection 1 also applies to—

(a)an offence under section 16 of the [1984 c. 27.] Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 consisting in the contravention of a restriction on the speed of vehicles imposed under section 14 of that Act,

(b)an offence under subsection (4) of section 17 of that Act consisting in the contravention of a restriction on the speed of vehicles imposed under that section, and

(c)an offence under section 88(7) or 89(1) of that Act (speeding offences).

3In paragraph 2, at the beginning of sub-paragraph (c) there shall be inserted the word “to”.

4The Table in that Schedule shall be amended as follows.

5In the entries relating to sections 1 and 2 of the [1988 c. 52.] Road Traffic Act 1988 (reckless driving offences) in column 2, for the word “reckless” there shall be substituted the word “dangerous”.

6After the entry relating to section 3 of that Act there shall be inserted—

RTA section 3ACausing death by careless driving when under influence of drink or drugs.Section 11 of this Act.

7In the entry relating to section 4 of that Act (driving a motor vehicle when unfit through drink or drugs etc) in column 2, for the words “motor vehicle” there shall be substituted the words “mechanically propelled vehicle”.

8In the entry relating to section 28 of that Act (reckless cycling) in column 2, for the word “reckless” there shall be substituted the word “dangerous”.

9After the entry relating to section 36 of that Act there shall be inserted—

RTA section 40AUsing vehicle in dangerous condition etc.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 41ABreach of requirement as to brakes, steering-gear or tyres.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 41BBreach of requirement as to weight: goods and passenger vehicles.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.

10In the entry relating to section 42 of that Act, for the words in column 2 there shall be substituted the words “Breach of other construction and use requirements”.

11In the entry relating to section 71 of that Act (driving goods vehicle in contravention of prohibition etc) in column 2, the word “goods” in each place where it occurs shall be omitted.

12In the entries relating to sections 87(1) and 87(2) of that Act (driving without a licence etc) in column 2, for the word “without” there shall be substituted the words “otherwise than in accordance with”.

13After the entry relating to section 87(2) of that Act there shall be inserted—

RTA section 92(10)Driving after making false declaration as to physical fitness.Sections 6, 11 and 12(1) of this Act.

14In the entry relating to section 94 of that Act (failure to notify Secretary of State about disability etc) in column 1, for the words “Section 94” there shall be substituted the words “Section 94(3)”.

15After that entry there shall be inserted—

RTA section 94(3A)Driving after such a failure.Sections 6, 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 94ADriving after refusal of licence under section 92(3) or revocation under section 93.Sections 6, 11 and 12(1) of this Act.

16In the entry relating to section 164(6) of that Act (failing to produce driving licence to constable etc) in column 2 for the words “to constable” there shall be substituted the word “etc”.

17In the entry relating to section 174(1) or (6) of that Act (false statements etc), in column 1, for “(6)” there shall be substituted “(5)”.

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