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Vehicle Defects

A uniformed police officer can stop a motorist and search their vehicle if the vehicle appears to be defective.

A wide range of defects can be prosecuted. These include:

  • Defective tyres

  • Defective breaks

  • Defective steering

The Penalty

For these offences a disqualification may be imposed or 3 penalty points and up to a 2,500 fine.

We strongly recommend that you seek legal advice if you face such an allegation as the repercussions may be serious and may result in you losing your licence.


Representing clients throughout the South West at locations including:
Bath l Bristol l Chippenham l Swindon l Stroud l Salisbury
Taunton l Weston-Super-Mare l Yeovil