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I have received a letter asking for the driver details of my

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I have received a letter asking for the driver details of my vehicle for an alleged offence under section 3 road traffic act 1998. I was driving my vehicle what should i do?. There is no information as to what the offence is.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Traffic Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 years ago.
Thank you for your question. My name is Jo and I will try to help with this.

In order to give you an answer tailored to your circumstances, I will just need to ask you some preliminary questions so that I can consider your position from all angles.

What does the letter say exactly?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

section 172(2) road traffic act 1988 (as amended) application for the name and address of driver.

The driver of motor vehicle bearing the registration mark XXXX XXX, of which you are the registered keeper or other person required to give information which may lead to the identification of the driver , is alleged to have committed an offence under: Section 3 Road Traffic Act as amended by Section 2 road Traffic Act 1991.


On: Monday 17 th june 2013

Location xxxxxxxxxx


I hereby require you to furnish me at an early date no longer than 28 days of the date on this notice, the name and address of the driver of the vehicle on the above occasion, as required by the Road Traffic Act 1988 Act 1998 and return it in the stamped addressed envelope enclosed.

Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 years ago.

Sorry for the delay. I was travelling to court.

Were you the driver please?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 years ago.

Have you had any near miss accidents on this date?