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Traffic Rat

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Traffic Rat

    Policing the Paranormal

    Dont suppose you had a nickname of Magnum during your service ?? Sent from my PLK-L01 using Tapatalk
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. No. No Insurance is just that. Sent from my PLK-L01 using Tapatalk
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Traffic Rat

    Learner Drivers

    Indeed for long drawn out slow time work but 8pm on a Saturday evening? And like you say "Information is raggy around the edges.." Don't fancy walking into court with that. Sent from my PLK-L01 using Tapatalk