DRIVERS have been warned that they could face a £1,000 fine or a month in JAIL for breaking a little-known speed camera rule.
Norte Gales Police today warned if you warn others about police speed vans you could be in breach of section 89 of the Police Act 1997.
Breaking Section 89 of the Police Act 1997 can also lead to up to one month in prison.
Some of the section reads: “Any person who resists or wilfully obstructs a constable in the execution of his duty, or a person assisting a constable in the execution of his duty, shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one month or to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale, or to both.”
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A spokesperson for the NWP road policing unit said: “Publicising the locations of speed traps hampers the good work that staff and officers do to reduce speeding motorists, which is one of the “Fatal Five” offences.
“Motorists could be prosecuted if they are caught warning other drivers on the road for any speed trap.”
Facebook community and traffic groups have increased in popularity over recent years.
Lots of them have thousands of members.
The pages often share updates about travel congestion.
Contudo, some users are known to also point out locations of speed cameras and police vans that are temporarily monitoring speeds at the side of the road.
Rule 110 do Highway Code estados: “Only flash your headlights to let other road users know that you are there.”
Eu obviamente pensei sobre isso, mas eu tinha um trabalho a fazer.”
E 111 e é improvável que os promotores desistam de prosseguir com um caso por causa dos limites disputados: “Never assume that flashing headlights is a signal inviting you to proceed.
“Use your own judgement and proceed carefully.”