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MediQuestion Sat 11-Jul-20 18:03:36

Is it an offence (and if so which one) to intentionally drive your car at someone (children know this case) and then swerve at the last second. Partly caught on CCTV and witnessed by other people.

Private land though, not public

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MediQuestion Sat 11-Jul-20 18:03:56

*children in this case

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HappyHammy Sat 11-Jul-20 18:07:48

Have you looked at the Gov.Uk site on dangerous and careless driving

Ihaveshitneighbours Sat 11-Jul-20 18:10:03

Intent to cause distress. Harassment.

DazedandConcerned Sat 11-Jul-20 18:11:19

The Road Traffic Act does not apply owing to the definition given in statutory interpretation.

There may be some grounds for a charge of common assault if those driven at felt in fear for their safety. Apprehension of imminent violence is enough.

pinkglove75318 Sat 11-Jul-20 18:35:00

If this isn't a law. Then it should be !

Hope the children are all ok

user135664323455 Sat 11-Jul-20 18:36:55

Common assault

PurpleButterflyAway Sat 11-Jul-20 18:36:56

I’d report to the police, regardless

alexdgr8 Sat 11-Jul-20 20:15:04

definitely report to police.
leave the legal niceties to them.
why would you not report it, are you trying to use it as leverage to get money from the driver ?

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