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Can the police force you to go to a weighbridge if they think your motorhome is overloaded?
Hi Regarding a motorhome and traffic law, if the police stop you thinking you are overloaded can they force you to go to a weighbridge, what can they do if you say no? Apparently people say they need specially authorized officers, and not all police officers are. Just love to know what they do if you say no to going to the weighbridge as they can not prove you are overloaded..

Jessica Marshall

23rd April 2022

Top Answer
NQ law student- they have the power to seize your vehicle if you refuse to co-operate.

Mabel Dodge

23rd April 2022

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Nq have a read of this https:// www.gov.uk/ government/ publications/ weighing-vehicle s-for-enforceme nt-consolidated -code-of-practi ce/ consolidated-cod e-of-practice-e nforcement-weig hing-of-vehicle s It will cover it for you but you are going to have to do as instructed once a authorised person shows up.

Jeanne Metts

23rd April 2022

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NQ But be warned, some motor homes are almost on the weight limits before you have even set foot in them.

Anne Smith

23rd April 2022

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