Wade v Director of Public Prosecutions: QBD 14 Feb 1995

The Police Constable had failed to enquire further on the issue of ‘taking tablets’ as a medical reason for refusing to give a breath test. The prosecution failed.


Times 14-Feb-1995, (1996) RTR 177


Road Traffic Act 1988 5(1)


England and Wales

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CitedSteadman v Director of Public Prosecutions QBD 15-Apr-2002
The motorist was to be asked to take a breath test at the police station. The defendant was asked if he was on medication, and he produced a pill. The officer went ahead wit the test. At court the defendant said that he should first have sought . .
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Updated: 06 August 2022; Ref: scu.90221