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Are you the registered keeper?
So is that the first NIP?
To the registered keeper?
That is unfortunate.
Have you sent that already?
That is very unfortunate.
Have they sent a new NIP?
Oh ok. They are saying that the original notice went to the then registered keeper
I am sorry but its bad news. Unfortunately the rules are that they must send out a NIP on a date that would by ordinary post reach the registered keeper within fourteen days. When it reaches the actual driver is a non issue.
Since you are not the registered keeper you do not have that protection. The police will have sent the original NIP to the keeper probably within fourteen days and they replied naming you as the driver. Sadly they are still in time.
Obviously you could wait to see if they remember to summons you. They do quite often forget and if they do you will walk away within nothing.
Sorry thats probably not the answer you wanted but it is the position that you have and I have a duty to give you truthful and accurate information even though its not what I want to say.Hope this helps. Please let me know if you need more information
Can I clarify anything for you?