Closed consultation

Scotland: fixed penalty notices for road traffic offences

We are analysing your feedback

Visit this page again soon to download the outcome to this public feedback.

Feedback received

Prosecuting road traffic offences in Scotland: fixed penalty notice reform, feedback on consultation responses

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email webmasterdft@dft.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Detail of feedback received

Report analysing the feedback received from these consultation.

Twenty-six responses were received from justice organisations, road safety groups, local authorities, insurers, motorists and members of the public.

We continue to review responses to this consultation. We expect to issue a response in 2018.

Summary

Proposes changing the law to allow fixed penalty notices to be issued to suspected road traffic offenders in Scotland.

This consultation ran from
to

Consultation description

Changes to the fixed penalty notice regime in Scotland would supplement existing powers to issue:

  • fixed penalty notices to stationary vehicles
  • conditional offers of fixed penalty notices to suspected offenders

Documents

Prosecuting road traffic offences in Scotland: Fixed Penalty Notice reform

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email webmasterdft@dft.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Published 27 March 2018
Last updated 8 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. Feedback on responses added.
  2. First published.