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what happens when a driver is asked to give a volu ntary statement

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what happens when a driver is asked to give a volu ntary statement when she has said she was driving her car and another person was driving whilst banned.There is a possibility someone took a photo on their phone in the dark and reported this to the police
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Alex Watts : my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
Alex Watts : Do you mean the banned person was driving or the person allowed the banned person to drive?
Alex Watts : Can you respond?
JACUSTOMER-0rfgjju1- :

Yes the banned person was driving and the person allowed the banned person to drive

Alex Watts :

Ok - what is it you would like to know about this?

JACUSTOMER-0rfgjju1- :

AsI have already said I have bee asked to give a volutary statement to the police on Friday.

Alex Watts :

Ok, yes I understand.

Alex Watts :

Are you asking if you are guilty of an offence?

JACUSTOMER-0rfgjju1- :

What trouble am I likely to get into as I have already said I was driving

Alex Watts :

Did you get an NIP through the post and say you were driving?

JACUSTOMER-0rfgjju1- :

Yes

Alex Watts :

Ah ok. So you lied on that.

Alex Watts :

Worst case its perverting the course of justicy

Alex Watts :

* justice *

Alex Watts :

Because you made a statement which you knew was not true.

JACUSTOMER-0rfgjju1- :

I have n ot made a statement yet until this Friday.What is an NIP?

Alex Watts :

Notice of Intended Prosecution.

Alex Watts :

I asked if you had an NIP to say you were driving, you said yes

JACUSTOMER-0rfgjju1- :

Yes sorry.So what do you advise me to do Friday?

Alex Watts : Is that a yes you did have an NIP?