My neighbour has been wrongly accused of using his phone in his car - what do you advise?

Yesterday, my neighbour received a letter accusing him of using a mobile while driving. It was a vehicle he has never owned or drove, what is his next step?

Asked on 30 September 2017 by lawrence kempster

Answered by Honest John
Firstly, who did it come from? If it was issued by the police, they have to state what evidence they have that your neighbour was driving the car at the time. It's not enough merely to issue a NIP to the registered keeper. Your neighbour must have actually been seen by a police officer on the phone in the car or must have been photographed on the phone in the car. Tell him to write back stating it was not him and not his car. The registration must have been cloned.
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