The second supplement to the 28th edition of Wilkinson’s Road Traffic Offences brings the main work up to date to October 1, 2018 and deals with the developments in road traffic law since the publication of the 28th edition in 2017.
A new Appendix setting out the law, relevant rules, directions and cases in relation to adjournment in magistrates’ courts, providing a useful quick reference to the busy practitioner. In-depth commentary on latest case law including:
- RoadPeace v Secretary of State for Transport —an important decision on the extent of legislation regarding insurance following the European Court of Justice’s decision in Vnuk v Zavarovalnica Triglav dd (C-162/13); also, Lewington v Motor Insurers’ Bureau  contrasting a definition in the European Directive with that in UK legislation;
o Dougall v CPS —appropriateness of permitting an amendment to provide for a summary offence in place of an indictable offence but after the six months’ time limit would have expired;
o Begum v Luton B.C. —process for laying an information in the light of reduced presence of staff at court buildings; and
o all other relevant recent cases.
About the editors
Kevin McCormac, O.B.E., M.A. (General Editor) is a barrister, Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, and author of Archbold Magistrates’ Courts Criminal Practice. Wilkinson is also edited by Philip Brown, M.A., LL.B., solicitor and former Senior Traffic Commissioner; Nick Watson, O.B.E., LL.M., M.B.A., District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts); Peter Veits, District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts); and Joanna Woodhouse, M.A., solicitor and Judge of the First-tier Tribunal.