(1) If an authorised officer suspects on reasonable grounds that the driver of a vehicle has committed an offence against this Act or the regulations, the officer may require the owner of the vehicle or the person in charge of the vehicle to produce immediately to the officer:(a) the name and residential address of the driver of the vehicle, the weight and description of the vehicle’s load and the unladen weight of the vehicle, as at the time of commission of the suspected offence, and(b) such documents as are in the person’s possession or control and as relate to the vehicle or its load, and(c) such other information relevant to the suspected offence as it is in the power of the person to give,and may also require the driver of the vehicle to produce to the officer the person’s driver licence.(2) The officer may require the information to be given either orally or by a signed statement.(3) The officer may also require any other person to give immediately, either orally or by a signed statement, such information relevant to a suspected offence against this Act or the regulations as it is in the power of the other person to give.(4) A requirement under this section may be made orally or by notice in writing served on the person concerned.(5) A person must not, without reasonable excuse, fail to comply with a requirement of an authorised officer made under this section.
Maximum penalty: 30 penalty units.(6) A person is not guilty of an offence under subsection (5) unless, before failing to comply with the requirement concerned, the person is warned that failure to comply with the requirement is an offence.