Yes, how can I help with this?
Yes, they are saying you have failed to identify.
Is this an urgent query? I am offline now until about midnight. I can pick up then.Or I can opt out for other.s
Sorry, I did respond but it obviously did upload.
Is the trigger offence definitely parking ? What was the allegation? It is rare that the police deal with that now unless it was causing an obstruction.
Isn't the car registered to you?
If this is local authority this makes no sense.
Do you still have the PCN?
Oh yes, they can use this section. They almost never will because the decriminalised route is open to them.
Usually though they will use this section to seek the identity of the driver because they allege an offence that only runs against the driver rather than the registered keeper.
Most parings offences run against the registered keeper so they don't need to know who was driving.
There are some that do not - like causing an obstruction.
If this falls into that category then this is their only option.
It is still pretty rare that they will use it but they can if they want to.
The date they are quoting will be 28 days after the original S172 was served - the date upon which you formally failed to notify.
You could always offer to plead to the original offence in exchange for dropping the failing to identify. They do accept that sometimes.
Failing that though, you would really have to plead guilty. The facts you quote above does not give you a defence I'm afraid.
Can I clarify anything for you?
No, it won't.
If they haven't summonsed you in the alternative then you can't.
To be wholly honest, if you can't attend court on the day then this can't really be negotiated.
You could send in written representations but they will probably ignore them. I'm afraid they regularly fail to read things like that.
6 points and a fine.
Yes, that is what will happen on this basis.
Come what may, you can't deny failing to identify and your account doesn't amount to a defence.
Unless they will take a lesser offence there is no way around it and to negotiate that you would have to attend court.