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Road Traffic Offences - Splashing Pedestrians (2.5.32.L6)

LOCAL INFORMATION

2.5.32. L6
Road
traffic offences - splashing pedestrians

Extent:     Jersey
Update:    31 August 2017

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Words you may need to know

 

Offence – When someone breaks the law or carries out an illegal act they commit an offence

Splashes - drives though water which then comes into contact with someone / something

Pedestrian - Someone walking on a pavement or road rather than travelling in a vehicle

 

It is not an offence if a motorist splashes a pedestrian unless it can be proved that the motorist acted carelessly or deliberately.

If it can be proved that the motorist acted deliberately they can be charged with driving without due care and consideration for other road users / careless driving under the Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956 as amended.

The Highway Code states you ‘should take extra care around pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists and horse riders’ in wet weather.

 

http://www.highwaycodeuk.co.uk/driving-in-adverse-weather-conditions---wet-weather-227.html

 

Further information can be found in article 25 of the Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956

 

https://www.jerseylaw.je/laws/revised/Pages/25.550.aspx#_Toc442785899