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Basically, given my account of what happened, is it likely I could be successfully prosecuted? What advice can you give on how I should proceed and what should happen if I do get a NIP through the post?
Basically because I allegedly drove 10 yards past his vehicle and his vehicle was apparently there to stop cars going past him. He said that I had failed to comply with a police car's request. (Even tho I stopped as soon as he waved in the rear view mirror and 2 other cars had drove past him).
Basically his car was intended to stop vehicles from passing but I didn't feel it was fully clear and I was driving past slowly and then stopped immediately once he waved. I don't believe he had any intentions of reporting it but purely because I asked his shoulder number because of his aggression, then then said he would report it (and only then asked for my details). I only asked for his shoulder number in case of further reprisals and feel that you should be able to ask for a police officer for their details without impunity. Can I really be prosecuted for driving 10 yards past a police vehicle and stopping as soon as the police officer waves?
hi, no he wasn't parked diaganolly and was parked straight like he was normally parked at the side of the road. It was a narrow country road but was blocking most of the left lane. He had 4 or 5 cones behind his car but there was a car parked in a layby at the side and it looked like he was assisting that vehicle. I had also seen a bin wagon carry on driving so i slowly followed that vehicle and in my mirror in saw the PC wave so i immediately stopped and complied with all requests. If i had thought the road was genuinely b
thankslocked there is no way i would have slowly gone past!