Woods on Road Traffic Offences covers the investigation, prosecution and the hearing of offence cases and is set out in a straightforward and helpful manner. The statutory provision is set out along with the potential penalties and possible defences.
Written by Matthew Kenny, who specialises in road traffic law, this text provides a single point of reference for road traffic law.
Covers the following topics:
Detecting Traffic Violations - Powers and Obligations of Gardai and Motorists; Fixed Charge and Penalty Point Offences; Prosecution of Road Traffic Offences; Summons Procedure - Issue and Service of Summons; Arrest of Person for Suspected or Alleged Offence; Conduct of Court Proceedings; Appeal, Set Aside, Review Petition and Mitigation; Driving Licences; Speeding Offences; Compulsory Insurance of Mechanically Propelled Vehicles; Dangerous Driving, Careless Driving; Duties on Occurrence of Accidents; Unauthorized taking, interfering with, Vehicles; Intoxicant Offences; Testing, Examination and Control of Vehicles; Regulation of Traffic; Parking and Obstruction Offences; Control of Weight of Vehicles; Control of Supply, Construction, Equipment and Use of Vehicles; Lighting of Vehicles; Registration and Licensing of Vehicles; Provisions governing the Operation of Public Service Vehicles; Provisions relating to Road Transport Operations; Roads Acts 1993 and 1998; Mineral Oil and Excise Prosecutions; Miscellaneous Statutory Provisions.