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SCHEDULE 1E+W+S Offences to which sections 1, 6, 11 and 12(1) apply

1(1)Where section 1, 6, 11 or 12(1) of this Act is shown in column 3 of this Schedule against a provision of the M1Road Traffic Act 1988 specified in column 1, the section in question applies to an offence under that provision.E+W+S

(2)The general nature of the offence is indicated in column 2.

Marginal Citations

[F11AE+W+SSection 1 also applies to—

(a)an offence under section 16 of the 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).]

Textual Amendments

F1 Sch. 1 para. 1A inserted (1.7.1992) by Road Traffic Act 1991 (c. 40, SIF 107:1) , s. 22 , Sch. 1 para. 2 ; S.I. 1992/1286 , art. 2 , Sch.

2E+W+SSection 6 also applies—

(a)to an offence under section 67 of this Act, F2. . .

(b)in relation to Scotland, to an offence under section 173 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (forgery, etc., of licences, test certificates, certificates of insurance and other documents and things) [F3, F4. . .

(c)[F5to] an offence under section 1(5) of the Road Traffic (Driver Licensing and Information Systems) Act 1989.][F6and

(d)to an offence under paragraph 3(5) of Schedule 1 to the Road Traffic (New Drivers) Act 1995.]

Textual Amendments

F4 Word in Sch. 1 para. 2(b) repealed (1.6.1997) by 1995 c. 13, s. 10(4), Sch. 2 para. 7 (with ss. 8, 10(3)); S.I. 1997/267, art. 2(2)

F6 Word in Sch. 1 para. 2(c) and Sch. 1 para. 2(d) inserted (1.6.1997) by 1995 c. 13, s. 10(4), Sch. 2 para. 7 (with ss. 8, 10(3)); S.I. 1997/267, art. 2(2)

3E+W+SSection 11 also applies to—

(a)any offence to which section 112 of the M2Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (information as to identity of driver or rider) applies except an offence under section 61(5) of that Act,

(b)any offence which is punishable under section 91 of this Act, [F7and]

[F8(bb)an offence under paragraph 3 of Schedule 1 to the Road Traffic (Driver Licensing and Information Systems) Act 1989, and]

(c)any offence against any other enactment relating to the use of vehicles on roads.

4Section 12(1) also applies to—

(a)any offence which is punishable under section 91 of this Act, [F9and]

[F10(aa)an offence under paragraph 3(1) of Schedule 1 to the Road Traffic (Driver Licensing and Information Systems) Act 1989, and]

(b)any offence against any other enactment relating to the use of vehicles on roads.

(1) Provision creating offence(2) General nature of offence(3) Applicable provisions of this Act
RTA section 1Causing death by [F11dangerous] driving.Section 11 of this Act.
RTA section 2[F11Dangerous] driving.Sections 1, 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 3Careless, and inconsiderate, driving.Sections 1, 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
[F12RTA section 3A][F12Causing death by careless driving when under influence of drink or drugs.][F12Section 11 of this Act.]
RTA section 4Driving or attempting to drive, or being in charge of a [F13mechanically propelled vehicle], when unfit to drive through drink or drugs.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 5Driving or attempting to drive, or being in charge of a motor vehicle, with excess alcohol in breath, blood or urine.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 6Failing to provide a specimen of breath for a breath test.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 7Failing to provide specimen for analysis or laboratory test.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 12Motor racing and speed trials.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 14Driving or riding in a motor vehicle in contravention of regulations requiring wearing of seat belts.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 15Driving motor vehicle with child not wearing seat belt.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 19Prohibition of parking of heavy commercial vehicles on verges and footways.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
[F14RTA section 19A][F14Prohibition of parking of vehicles other than heavy commercial vehicles on verges, etc.][F14Sections 11 and 12 of this Act.]
RTA section 22Leaving vehicles in dangerous positions.Sections 1, 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 23Carrying passenger on motor-cycle contrary to section 23.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 24Carrying passenger on bicycle contrary to section 24.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 25Tampering with motor vehicles.Section 11 of this Act.
RTA section 26(1)Holding or getting onto vehicle in order to be carried.Section 11 of this Act.
RTA section 26(2)Holding onto vehicle in order to be towed.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 28[F15Dangerous] cycling.Sections 1, 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 29Careless, and inconsiderate, cycling.Sections 1, 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 30Cycling when unfit through drink or drugs.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 31Unauthorised or irregular cycle racing, or trials of speed.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 33Unauthorised motor vehicle trial on footpaths or bridleways.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 34Driving motor vehicles elsewhere than on roads.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 35Failing to comply with traffic directions.Sections 1, 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 36Failing to comply with traffic signs.Sections 1, 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
[F16RTA section 40A][F16Using vehicle in dangerous condition etc.][F16Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.]
[F16RTA section 41A][F16Breach of requirement as to brakes, steering-gear or tyres.][F16Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.]
[F16RTA section 41B][F16Breach of requirement as to weight: goods and passenger vehicles.][F16Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.]
RTA section 42[F17Breach of other construction and use requirements]Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 47Using, etc., vehicle without required test certificate being in force.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 53Using, etc., goods vehicle without required plating certificate or goods vehicle test certificate being in force, or where Secretary of State is required by regulations under section 49 to be notified of an alteration to the vehicle or its equipment but has not been notified.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 63Using, etc., vehicle without required certificate being in force showing that it, or a part fitted to it, complies with type approval requirements applicable to it, or using, etc., certain goods vehicles for drawing trailer when plating certificate does not specify maximum laden weight for vehicle and trailer, or using, etc., goods vehicle where Secretary of State has not been but is required to be notified under section 48 of alteration to it or its equipment.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 71Driving, etc., F18. . .vehicle in contravention of prohibition on driving it as being unfit for service or overloaded, or refusing, neglecting or otherwise failing to comply with a direction to remove a F18. . . vehicle found overloaded.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 78Failing to comply with requirement about weighing motor vehicle or obstructing authorised person.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 87(1)Driving [F19otherwise than in accordance with] a licence.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 87(2)Causing or permitting a person to drive [F19otherwise than in accordance with] a licence.Section 11 of this Act.
[F20RTA section 92(10)][F20Driving after making false declaration as to physical fitness.][F20Sections 6, 11 and 12(1) of this Act.]
RTA [F21Section 94(3)][F22and that subsection as applied by RTA section 99D]Failure to notify the Secretary of State of onset of, or deterioration in, relevant or prospective disability.Section 6 of this Act.
[F23RTA section 94(3A)][F24and that subsection as applied by RTA section 99D(b)][F23Driving after such a failure.][F23Sections 6, 11 and 12(1) of this Act.]
[F23RTA section 94A][F23Driving after refusal of licence under section 92(3) [F25, revocation under section 93 or service of a notice under section 99C].][F23Sections 6, 11 and 12(1) of this Act.]
F26. . .F26. . .F26. . .
F26. . .F26. . .F26. . .
RTA section 99Driving licence holder failing [F27to surrender licence and counterpart].Section 6 of this Act.
[F28RTA section 99B(11).Driving after failure to comply with a requirement under section 99B(6), (7) or (10).Section 6 of this Act.]
RTA section 103(1)(a)Obtaining driving licence while disqualified.Section 6 of this Act.
RTA section 103(1)(b)Driving while disqualified.Sections 6, 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
[F29RTA section 114(1)][F29Failing to comply with conditions of LGV [F30PCV licence or LGV Community licence].][F29Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.]
[F29RTA section 114(2)][F29Causing or permitting a person under 21 to drive LGV or PCV in contravention of conditions of that person’s licence.][F29Section 11 of this Act.]
[F31RTA section 110(1)][F31Driving HGV without HGV driver’s licence.][F31Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.]
[F31RTA section 110(2)][F31Causing or permitting person to drive HGV without HGV driver’s licence.][F31Section 11 of this Act.]
[F31RTA section 112(6)][F31Failing to comply with conditions of HGV driver’s licence.][F31Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.]
[F31RTA section 112(7)][F31Causing or permitting a person under 21 to drive HGV in contravention of conditions of HGV driver’s licence.][F31Section 11 of this Act.]
RTA section 143Using motor vehicle, or causing or permitting it to be used, while uninsured or unsecured against third party risks.Sections 6, 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 163Failing to stop vehicle when required by constable.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 164(6)Failing to produce driving licence [F32and counterpart][F33etc] or to state date of birth.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 165(3)Failing to give constable certain names and addresses or to produce certificate of insurance or certain test and other like certificates.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 165(6)Supervisor of learner driver failing to give constable certain names and addresses.Section 11 of this Act.
RTA section 168Refusing to give, or giving false, name and address in case of reckless, careless or inconsiderate driving or cycling.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 170Failure by driver to stop, report accident or give information or documents.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
RTA section 171Failure by owner of motor vehicle to give police information for verifying compliance with requirement of compulsory insurance or security.Sections 11 and 12(1) of this Act.
X1RTA section 174(1) or [F34(5)]Making false statements in connection with licences under this Act and with registration as an approved driving instructor; or making false statement or withholding material information in order to obtain the issue of insurance certificates, etc.Section 6 of this Act.
RTA section 175Issuing false documents [F35falsely amending certificate of conformity].Section 6 of this Act.

Editorial Information

X1The figure "(5)" stands in the text by virtue of a correction notice issued by the Queen's Printer dated November 1990 and Road Traffic Act 1991 (c. 40, SIF 107:1), Sch. 1 para. 17.

Textual Amendments

F22Words in entry inserted (1.1.1997) by S.I. 1996/1974, reg. 3, Sch. 2 para. 7(a)

F24Words in entry inserted (1.1.1997) by S.I. 1996/1974, reg. 3, Sch. 1 para. 7(b)

F25Words in entry substituted (1.1.1997) by S.I. 1996/1974, reg. , Sch. 1 para. 7(c)

F26Entries in Sch. 1 Table repealed (1.7.1992) by Road Traffic Act 1991 (c. 40, SIF 107:1), s. 83, Sch. 8; S.I. 1992/1286, art. 2, Sch., Appendix

F27Words in entry substitituted (1.7.1998) by S.I. 1998/1420, reg. 16(2)

F28Entry in table inserted (1.1.1997) by S.I. 1996/1974, reg. 3, Sch. 1 para. 7(d)

F30Words in entry substituted (1.1.1997) by S.I. 1996/1974, reg. 3, Sch. 1 para. 7(e)

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