I wasn't stopped at the scene and I am the registered keeper of the car. The incident that occurred was this - I overtook a car and car in the outside lane approached quicker than I thought. As I pulled across the lanes our cars lightly touched. I initially thought I had hit something on the road. I then looked behind me and saw a car right on my bumper. I then thought I may have clipped him. I slowed down expecting him to flag me to pull over and he didn't make any gestures at all. At the next 2 sets of lights he stopped behind me and didn't show any signs of wanting me to stop. So I thought maybe I didn't clip him after all. I got home and checked the side of my car and found no damage so I thought if we did touch he obviously realised it was very minor (which it was) and didn't want to stop. I then receive a NIP yesterday. Will this be for careless driving? failing to stop after an accident? I'm a bit bemused as to what it is for. If he had pulled over at the time I would have stopped but he didn't stop so neither did I.
I'm a bit worried now Jo. Surely if I wasn't sure our cars had touched and he didn't indicate to stop I have a suitable defence? What would be a worst case scenario regarding points if found guilty on both matters?