Blackstone's Police Manual Volume 3: Road Policing 2006 (Blackstone's Police Manuals)

Blackstone's Police Manual Volume 3: Road Policing 2006 (Blackstone's Police Manuals)

by Fraser Sampson (Author)


Blackstone's Police Manuals are the leading police reference texts in the UK. In addition to being the only official study guides for the police promotion examinations in England and Wales, and a recognised text for police probationers, the Manuals have quickly established themselves as the definitive reference source for all who are involved in police law and procedure. It is endorsed by the CENTREX for OSPRE[registered] Part 1 Promotion Examinations, the Manuals have been written in consultation with police forces across England and Wales. Blackstone's Police Manual Volume 3: Road Policing covers all aspects of roads policing law and procedure from a police officer's perspective. The 2006 edition has been extensively revised to incorporate all recent legislative developments and a number of case decisions and changes in policy including the Traffic Management Act 2004, the ACPO/Dft Roads Policing Agreement, and the Road Safety Bill. Topical areas examined in detail also include seatbelts and safety measures, drink, drugs and driving, traffic officers and their powers, standards of driving and speeding, disqualified drivers and driver licencing, use of vehicles, insurance and test certificates. Key topics have been cross-referenced with the new ACPO Roads Policing Strategy and the relevant legislation is contextualised against that highly practical background. The Manuals are widely used in the professional development of police officers in a variety of roles, making them essential reading for anyone with an interest in police and criminal law. Whether you are a serving police officer or police trainer, a practitioner, advisor or researcher, Blackstone's Police Manuals 2005 are an essential purchase. The other three titles in this series are: Volume 1: Crime 2006 , Volume 2: Evidence & Procedure 2006 , and Volume 4: General Police Duties 2006 .


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
Edition: Revised edition
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 25 Aug 2005

ISBN 10: 0199285217
ISBN 13: 9780199285211

Media Reviews
The preface to the road policing manual emphasises how important road policing is in challenging dangerous, aggressive and antisocial driving as well as being of great assistance in the wider role in disrupting the activities of serious and organised criminals and terrorists. It is important that Officers get it right. These books will help them do just that. Carrie Laws, Bay Advocates Torquay, Devon, Internet Law Book Reviews. March 2006
Author Bio

Fraser Sampson LLB, LLM, MBA is practising Solicitor and Head of the Police Law Unit at national law firm Walker Morris. Formerly Head of the National Police Training Examinations and Assessment Unit, he has written and spoken widely in the news media on current Police Law issues and is a leading authority in this area.