Failure to Furnish/Failing to Identify the Driver

The police can require the registered keeper or indeed anyone else who is able to provide information to give details of the driver of the vehicle at any particular time.

This power to require information is particularly used when camera evidence is the basis of prosecution as the police do not at that stage know who the driver is.

A person who fails to provide the information is liable to receive six penalty points and a fine.
There is a possible defence if you can show that you have done your best to find out who the driver was but have failed.

The situation is different for a limited company which only has that defence available to it in certain limited circumstances. If you receive a notice requiring information you must – CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY.

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