This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Freedom of Information request 'Mis-fuelling of motor vehicles'.


Date: 16th September 2010 
Our Ref: FOI/377/10 
Contact: Alice Duarte 
By email to : request-46990-   
Tel:  01707 638436 
Fax: 01707 354669 
Dear Mr Panchaud, 
Thank you for your request for information on mis-fuelling of motor vehicles. 
I am able to confirm that your request has been processed under the terms of the Freedom of 
Information Act 2000 (FOI).  
Following enquiries within the Constabulary, please find below your questions answered in the order 
you have raised them. 
1.  Please provide the number of diesel vehicles currently operated by the Police department and the 
number of occasions any of these vehicles has been misfilled with petrol requiring unscheduled 
servicing during each of the last two years. 
553 diesel vehicles 
Instances of mis-fuelling 2008/9 = 21; 2009/10 = 27 
2.  Please provide the total direct cost associated with the mis-fuelling events. 
2008/9 = £1,495; 2009/10 = £1,925 
3.  If the motor vehicles are owned/maintained by a leasing company please provide the name of the 
leasing company. 
No information is held. 
Yours sincerely, 
Alice Duarte 
Freedom of Information Assistant 
Hertfordshire Constabulary provides you the right to request a re-examination of your case under its review procedure.  If you decide to 
request such a review and having followed Hertfordshire Constabulary’s full process and you are still dissatisfied, then you have the right 
to direct your comments to the Information Commissioner who will give it consideration. 
Information Services Office, Police Headquarters, Stanborough Road,  
Welwyn Garden City, Herts, AL8 6XF 
Hertfordshire Constabulary, Information Services Office, DX 153960, Welwyn Garden City 7