Motoring Law Articles
A whole host of articles in relation to Motoring Law. We have put together useful articles which cover new laws, changes in existing laws – as well as advice and useful information from our award-winning team.
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In some cases, the police need to take either a blood or urine sample from a driver suspected of driving under the influence of drink or drugs. In almost all instances, the police opt for a blood sample. Part of the procedure is informing the suspect that they can if they wish request part of the sample for independent testing. So why do so few suspects take this option up?
The topic of Diplomatic Immunity has been in the news this week. The UK Foreign Secretary is requesting the wife of a US diplomat be returned to the UK to face a criminal investigation into the death of a 19 year old here in the UK. She has claimed Diplomatic Immunity, and so far, the US Government has refused for the immunity to be waived. So what is Diplomatic Immunity – and how does it work?
Article looking at the implications and rules of the law of using a mobile phone whilst driving. Everyone assumes you just can’t use a mobile whilst driving – no matter what – but is this really the case? A recent case suggests not…
Article looking at the new laws the Government have released, aimed at making the roads safer in the UK. We look at who they affect and what the likely implications are for motorists, passengers and other road-users.
Did you know that you can be banned from driving for a non-traffic offence? No? Well you can. Find out what circumstances could see you face a driving ban.
We have successfully applied to get convictions set aside in two cases this week as a result of the Randox scandal.
“Closed Lane Cameras” to be introduced to UK motorways to catch motorists using lanes which are closed off – leading to increased risk of death of injury.
This article looks at speeding and whether there is any leeway – and also whether what the punishments are for excessive speeding.
In a recent case His Honour Judge Jeremy Richardson QC was challenged with the task of sentencing 3 offenders for the roles they played in causing the death of 4 people, as well as seriously injuring 3 others. The most significant sentence handed out was 11 ½ years to Elliot Bower, who was the main offender.
This article looks at the finer details regarding failure to provide driver details offences. We also explore some recent cases and common defense strategies.