DR70 Failure to co-operate with preliminary Roadside Breath Test

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FAIL TO CO-OPERATE WITH PRELIMINARY ROADSIDE BREATH TEST
Endorsement Code DR70
Description A preliminary road side breath test is used as a screening test to determine whether or not a person is likely to be over the maximum prescribed legal alcohol limit. A person who refuses, without reasonable excuse, to co-operate with a preliminary roadside breath alcohol screening test is guilty of an offence
Also known as Fail to provide, refusing a breath test, fail to co-operate
Legislation Road Traffic Act 1988 s.6
Maximum penalty Fine and 4 penalty points OR disqualification
Maximum fine £1,000
Minimum fine Band B Fine
Sentence guidelines Driving licence must be endorsed and driver may be disqualified, if no disqualification is imposed then 4 penalty points must be imposed.


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