Police Force urges ranks to cease arresting offenders over ticket offences

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The Guyana Police Force has outlined a list of 35 offences for which traffic tickets may be issued.

The Police explained that the announcement was made after it was brought to the attention of the Force’s administration that ranks of the Traffic Department continue to arrest traffic violators for offences for which tickets may be issued.

Following is a list of offences for which traffic tickets may be issued:

* Driving Uncertified Motor Vehicle – Section 15

* Driving Motor Vehicle Without a Driver’s Licence – Section 23 (1)

* Failing to Produce a Driver’s Licence – Section 23 (2)

* Refusing to Declare Present Address – Section 23 (3)

* Breaching of Conditions of Provisional Licence – Section 25 (2)

* Speeding (Exceeding Speed Limit) – Section 34 (1)

* Permitting More Than One Trailer to be Drawn – Section 41

* Failing to Stop When Required by Police in Uniform – Section 43 (3)

* Leaving Motor Vehicle in Dangerous Position – Section 59

* Driving Motorcycle without Safety Helmet – Breach of Reg. 3 (1) and (3) of the Motorcycles (Protective Helmets) Regulations – Reg. 19 of 1972, Cap. 51:02)

* Driver Carrying Pillion-Rider without Safety Helmet – Breach of Reg. 3 (2) and (3) of the Motorcycles (Protective Helmets) Regulations – Reg. 19 of 1972, Cap. 51:02)

* Failing to Exhibit Certificate of Fitness – Reg. 13

* Failing to Exhibit Licence for Motor Vehicle – Reg. 16 (1)

* Unlighted Motor Vehicle (front) – Reg. 34 (1) (a)

* Unlighted Motor Vehicle (rear) – Reg. 34 (1) (b)

* Unlighted Motorcycle/Bicycle (front) – Reg. 35 (a)

* Unlighted Motorcycle/Bicycle (rear) – Reg. 35 (b)

* Unlighted Animal Drawn Vehicle (front) – Reg. 36 (a)

* Unlighted Animal Drawn Vehicle (rear) – Reg. 36 (b)

* Failing to carry Lamp on Hand-cart during Hours of Darkness – Reg. 37

* No Parking Brakes – Reg. 52

* No Reflecting Mirror – Reg. 57

* No Warning Appliance on Motor Vehicle – Reg. 59

* No Silencer – Reg. 60

* No Efficient Automatic Windscreen Wiper – Reg. 64

* No Efficient Speedometer (hire car, motor lorry, motor bus) – Reg. 65

* Unnecessary Sounding of Horn – Reg. 108

* No trailer to be drawn by Bus/Hire Car – Reg. 119?

* Carrying more Persons than the Permitted Number – Reg. 164 (1) (a)

* More Persons on the Front Seat than the Number Fixed to be carried thereon (hire car/motor bus) – Reg. 164 (1) (b)

* Conductor (overload) – Reg. 164 (1) (a), (b) and (2)

* Conduct of Driver and Conductor (breach) – Reg. 166

* Stopping within 30 feet from any Corner – Reg. 190 (e)

* No Efficient Brakes on Bicycle and Tricycle – Reg. 194

* No Warning Appliance on Bicycle and Tricycle – Reg. 195

 

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