Road Traffic Act 2016

34.

Amendment of First Schedule to Road Traffic Act 2002 - penalty points

34. The First Schedule to the Road Traffic Act 2002 is amended—

(a) by inserting after Part 11 (inserted by section 10(h) of the Road Traffic Act 2014) the following:

“Part 12

Contravention of Regulation 3 of Road Traffic (Licensing of Trailers and Semi-Trailers) Regulations 1982 ( S.I. No. 35 of 1982)

In this Part—

(a) ‘offence’ means an offence under section 10 of the Act of 1968, and

(b) a reference to a Regulation is a reference to a Regulation of the Road Traffic (Licensing of Trailers and Semi-Trailers) Regulations 1982 ( S.I. No. 35 of 1982).

Reference Number

(1)

Offence

(2)

General Description of Offence

(3)

Penalty Points on Payment of Fixed Charge

(4)

Penalty Points on Conviction

(5)

1.

Offence consisting of contravention of Regulation 3

Using a trailer or semi-trailer with a maximum permissible weight exceeding 3,500kg without a licence

2

4

”.

and

(b) in Part 1 at reference number 2A (inserted by section 44 of the Road Safety Authority (Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness) Act 2012) by inserting “3” in column (4).