Failure to Stop

Road Traffic Act 1988 Section 163: Power of Police to Stop Vehicles

A person driving a vehicle on a road must stop the vehicle on being required to do so by a constable in uniform.

If a person fails to comply with this he is guilty of an offence.

Penalty: a fine.

How We Can Help

A client was charged with failure to stop but was acquitted after it was shown that he could not see the police officer as he was not in proper uniform.