Dear Warwickshire Police,

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would like to request the total number of people fined for driving with unauthorised vehicle modifications within the police force’s area of responsibility in the last year (2020).

Yours faithfully,

Jamie Dixon

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Dear Warwickshire Police,

To pre-empt any potential need for clarification on the above request, would it be possible to receive the number of people fined in relation to the following four offences?

1) Exhausts - The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986,
Regulation 54
https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1986...

2) Lights - The Road Vehicles Lighting Regulations 1989, Regulation 11
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1989/...

3) License Plate - The Road Vehicles (Display of Registration Marks)
Regulations 2001, Regulations 5 & 6
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2001/...

4) Tinted Windows - The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations
1986, Regulation 32, Paragraph 10
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1986/...

Yours faithfully,

Jamie Dixon

@ Freedom of Information, Warwickshire Police

Dear Jamie Dixon

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REFERENCE NO: 179-2021

 

We are writing in connection with your request for information received on
24^th February 2021 as follows:

 

Would it be possible to receive the number of people fined in relation to
the following four offences?

 

1) Exhausts - The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986,
Regulation 54

[1]https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1986...

 

2) Lights - The Road Vehicles Lighting Regulations 1989, Regulation 11

[2]http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1989/...

 

3) License Plate - The Road Vehicles (Display of Registration
Marks)Regulations 2001, Regulations 5 & 6

[3]http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2001/...

 

4) Tinted Windows - The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations
1986, Regulation 32, Paragraph 10

[4]http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1986/...

 

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Warwickshire Police

 

 

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3. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2001/...
4. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1986/...

Dear FOI Administration Officer,

As per the original request, could I please receive the above information for 2020, please?

Thanks,
Jamie

@ Freedom of Information, Warwickshire Police

Dear Jamie Dixon

Please accept my apologies for the confusion. This was logged as a new request in error rather than as clarification to your previous request under reference 160-2021. Please disregard the reference sent in the correspondence below as all future correspondence will be under the original reference number.

Yours sincerely

FOI Administrator
Warwickshire Police

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@ Freedom of Information, Warwickshire Police

 

Dear Jamie Dixon

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REFERENCE NO: 160-2021

 

I write in connection with your request for information which was received
on 18^th February 2021, and clarification received on 24^th February 2021,
as follows:

 

The total number of people fined for driving with unauthorised vehicle
modifications within the police force’s area of responsibility in the last
year (2020).

 

Clarification:

 

To pre-empt any potential need for clarification on the above request,
would it be possible to receive the number of people fined in relation to
the following four offences?

 

1) Exhausts - The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986,

Regulation 54 

[1]https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1986...

 

2) Lights - The Road Vehicles Lighting Regulations 1989, Regulation 11 

[2]http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1989/...

 

3) License Plate - The Road Vehicles (Display of Registration Marks)

Regulations 2001, Regulations 5 & 6  

[3]http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2001/...

 

4) Tinted Windows - The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations

1986, Regulation 32, Paragraph 10  

[4]http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1986/...

 

Please accept my sincere apologies for the delay in providing the response
to your request and for any inconvenience this may have caused.  Please
find the Warwickshire Police response set out below:

 

Q1 response: 0

 

Q2 response: 1

 

Q3 response: 47

 

Q4 response: 9

 

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Yours sincerely

 

 

Rachel Mumford

Freedom of Information Officer

Freedom of Information Unit
Warwickshire Police

PO Box 4

Leek Wootton

Warwickshire

CV35 7QB

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