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Traffic Rat

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  1. Traffic Rat

    Cancel Rest DAY - 1st Day from Nights

    Well at least it's the next one after Nights. Nothing to stop them giving you that one off and then cancelling the 2nd day off and your then 6pm until when ever. Sent from my COL-L29 using Tapatalk
  2. Traffic Rat

    Section 163

    See S164(1) RTA 88 https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/52/section/164 Sent from my COL-L29 using Tapatalk
  3. Traffic Rat

    Section 163

    Require them to produce DL. If fail to do so, Require them to give name AND DOB, if fail to do so... 1 Arrest for Fail to give details.. SOCAP .. Identity not known (Name/address for summons) 2 Arrest Suspicion of TWOC/TDA/UTMV (Insert letters your force uses for Theft of MV). Same SOCAP + Prompt & effective investigation. 3. Recovery of vehicle (Sus Stolen/S165) Sent from my COL-L29 using Tapatalk
  4. Traffic Rat

    Opinions welcome

    Depends your role / Force. If HO then no, hand your ticket in, wait for the move to section/NPT/patrol. If MDP /PSNI and its part of the role requirement, then possible. Talk with your Fed Rep or someone from PFOA soonest. Handed my AFO ticket in 10 years ago, best decision I ever made. Sent from my PLK-L01 using Tapatalk
  5. Traffic Rat

    Policing the Paranormal

    Dont suppose you had a nickname of Magnum during your service ?? Sent from my PLK-L01 using Tapatalk
  6. Traffic Rat

    4hrs OT working into a Rest Day/Banking Holiday

    Not aware of it in my force plus H&S consideration of you have been on duty all night, are tired and they want you driving for another 3 hours?? My force you have to get to 8.15 due to the duty booking system to get the 4 hours. Sent from my PLK-L01 using Tapatalk
  7. Traffic Rat

    Pension Challenge

    FBU Pages buzzing with an outcome of their claim tomorrow morning. Wait and see. Sent from my PLK-L01 using Tapatalk
  8. I'm in Cheshire , so whilst I don't know GMP too well, I know there are loads of OCGs, plus plenty of Cross border work that goes on virtually every night. Sent from my PLK-L01 using Tapatalk
  9. No. No Insurance is just that. Sent from my PLK-L01 using Tapatalk
  10. Traffic Rat

    Paying into Police pension

    Jenny, as I understand it (ive got 28 1/2 in so not that far behind) absolutely nothing, its in effect dead money. I would speak with Fed and pensions to confirm, but once you have 30 years pensionable service thats it, you cant get anything more. Sent from my PLK-L01 using Tapatalk
  11. Traffic Rat

    Where have they gone

    I think one of the problems, was in my view, over about the past 2 years or so, this and the other now linked forums, saw an explosion of new members all asking the same questions around recruitment and CKP etc. This made it a very boring and less useful forum. Things seem to of moved on a bit now. I don't even access any of the forums via a desktop/laptop any more, just use Apps such as Tapatalk, maybe some of the older members find this a hassle too far. Sent from my PLK-L01 using Tapatalk
  12. Traffic Rat

    Specials being sent to ambulance calls

    Zulu, Every year first aid is part of self defence package. As for this I agree with John Apter, papering over the cracks. Sent from my PLK-L01 using Tapatalk
  13. Traffic Rat

    Required level of fitness?

    ARV are usually around 9.6 to 10.4 on a bleep test. Sent from my PLK-L01 using Tapatalk
  14. Traffic Rat

    Damage Caused By 'Big Red Key'

    I cant recall if its arrested or charged but if so the owner/landlord pays if no arrests Police will end up footing the bill via a claim for damages. Sent from my PLK-L01 using Tapatalk
  15. Traffic Rat

    Notice period to resign

    Normally 4 weeks / 1 month. Depends on if your leaving on good terms. Have known someone to make a snap decision and told them to stick the job, thrown warrant card down and emptied locker Sent from my PLK-L01 using Tapatalk