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L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Incidents involving Jersey Lifts (FOI)

Incidents involving Jersey Lifts (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office



How many incidents have the police dealt with in relation to 'Jersey lifts' from the day the Facebook Group was established?

Can you please provide a breakdown of: The number of incidents year by year, Age of people involved in incidents.


How many arrests (specifying number of driver arrests vs number of passenger arrests)


How many prosecutions.


The requestor is referred to the response given in September 2015. 

View the response to an FOI about prosecution for driving without a licence (FOI)

The Motor Traffic (Jersey) Law 1935 is the relevant legislation surrounding the use of vehicles as Public Service Vehicles. 

This legislation is not intended to stop people giving lifts, but to regulate the practice when carried out as a business.


The States Police have not been called to any incidents by any driver or passenger to date.

B and C

To date, no arrests have been made nor have any prosecutions been brought against any driver or passenger as no offences have been disclosed.

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