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She was stopped in my presence for a minor light offence. A rear light was out. We had a vehicle retification notice issued and complied with this. Her vehicle and insurance is in her married name but her driving license is in her maiden name. The cop said change it as I will be checking.
The summons is her driving license,the address is not an issue. It says it is under Section 99(5) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 and schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988
Thank you Clare for your advice,
It would appear that this officer had an issue with me also being a police officer as he appeared "put out" by the fact I told him I was. This was in relation to him insisting that our vehicle did not have an MOT. I explained that it did as it was not in my interests for it not to have.
The vehicle (my vehicle) was being driven by my wife at the time of the stop and he was not happy that my wifes married name was not showing on her driving license. Every thing was legal as far as insurance etc was concerned.
My wife even contacted DVLA who confirmed to her that she did not have to change her name. So as a result she did not. Now she has received this summons. I have compliled a letter of mitigating circumstances to send back to the court is this the correct thing to do?