Road Traffic Law Handbook

Road Traffic Law Handbook cover


Road Traffic Law Handbook is a practitioner's handbook in respect of Road Traffic Law (RTL) offences in Ireland. The area of RTL is mammoth with 11 Road Traffic Acts since 1961 and countless statutory instruments.

This handbook provides practitioners with an easy, accurate reference to categories of offences routinely before court and gives up to date information as to applicable penalties/ disqualification periods. Practitioners do not need to wade through all the acts, amendments and regulations to find out the current position as this book does it for them.
This title is included in Bloomsbury Professional's Irish Criminal Law online service.

It deals with the main categories of offences including: up to date list of penalty point offences and fixed charge penalty offences, setting out the charges which can accrue under particular sections of Road Traffic Acts, applicable defences and the penalties that apply including disqualification periods. It also refers to relevant caselaw in respect of drink driving case, and contains reference to the provisions of the new Road Traffic Act 2010.

Table of Contents

1 Prosecution of Offences, Set-Aside Applications and Appeals
2 Disqualifications and the Appeals Process
3 Speeding Offences
4 Driving Licenses
5 Motor Tax and Certificates of Road Worthiness
6 Motor Vehicle Insurance
7 Duties and Obligations at the Scene of an Accident
8 Dangerous Driving
9 Unauthorised Taking of a Vehicle
10 Drink Driving
11 Fixed Charged Offences
12 Penalty Point Offences

Product details

Published 31 Dec 2010
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 358
ISBN 9781847667199
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions 234 x 156 mm
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors


Katie Dawson

Barrister in general practice. Graduate of the Hon…