Seatbelts are fitted in cars as a way to protect you and any other passengers from harm if the vehicle is involved in an accident. The rules on seatbelts differ depending on whether the person is a child, or an adult, and in some cases special exceptions to wearing a seatbelt may apply.
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Breaking the rules within car parks is no longer a criminal matter; and the enforcement of the rules is carried out by Civil Enforcement Officers who work on behalf of either the Local Authority or a private firm. Boards are usually displayed within the car parks, to show the company responsible for the enforcement and their rules.
There are certain rules that apply to cyclists in addition to the standard rules of road use for all vehicles. Most offences result in the minimum of a £50 fine.
As a cyclist, you must:
The laws that apply to cars and motorcycles also apply to:
- hover boards
- quad bikes
- electric powered scooters (go-peds)
- miniature motorbikes (mini motos).
Using these vehicles in parks, on pavements and in public places is against the law.
There are several ways in which we deal with offences:
Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) covers many types of actions from low-level persistent nuisance to serious public disturbance and is behaviour that:
In this section you can find useful advice highlighting the effects and health implications associated with drugs.
Fraud can be committed in a number of ways. Read more about the support that is available to you.
Norfolk Constabulary strives to provide up to date information routinely and within specified timeframes. To assist this, the Publication Scheme is maintained in accordance with the minimum standards of the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).
A gang is a group of people who may be involved in crime and violence. Many young people will not realise they are in a gang, they will just think they are in a group of friends. It's important to remember that being in a gang is not illegal, only the criminal offences committed are illegal.
Being in a gang puts children and young people at more risk of: