Road Traffic

As the definitive authority on road traffic offences in England and Wales, Wilkinson’s Road Traffic Offences covers every facet of road traffic law you are likely to encounter, whatever the situation. It provides an unbeatable combination of in-depth analysis with a user-friendly format so that the answers you need are readily to hand.

  • Explains the law, legal principles and procedure
  • Shows both what the law is and how to proceed with prosecuting or defending a case
  • Sets out the basic principles and clarifies key terms
  • Covers specific offences chapter-by-chapter ensuring relevant information is easy to find
  • Follows through to sentencing and appeals, covering every aspect in chronological order
  • Sets out the implication of legislative and case law developments
  • Goes through typical and unusual situations and provides advice on the law relating to them
  • Provides easy access to core statutory and related primary materials, with annotation to clarify complex areas
  • Gives full consideration of the Sentencing Guidelines Council’s revised Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines as regards each road traffic offence
  • Covers death by driving offences and the Sentencing Guidelines Council’s definitive sentencing guideline applying to them

The Encyclopedia of Road Traffic Law and Practice provides comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date information on all aspects of road traffic law and practice. The six volumes are updated three times a year to keep readers abreast of the flow of new cases, legislation, statutory instruments and European material in this area.

  • Reproduces all relevant legislation and subordinate legislation, with clear detailed explanation and interpretations
  • Includes summaries of case law and separate sections devoted to procedure and EU materials
  • Contains fully annotated legislation so that technicalities are made clear, problem areas can be identified and the statutes put into context
  • Explains traffic sign regulations complete with illustrations so that nothing is overlooked
  • Includes European coverage such as the Directives on drivers’ hours and tacographs