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.
This is an invaluable resource in Motoring Laws.
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.
There have been many articles in the press about police forces undertaking random checks on motorists and revoking licences at the roadside. But what powers exactly do the police have?
If the police suspect that you are over the limit then you are obliged to give a sample, it doesn’t matter if you know that you are under the limit. The same rule applies if the police have reason to believe that you were driving even if you weren’t.
It may be an offence to fail to provide information as the identity of a driver when you receive a written request to do so from (or on behalf of) the police. If convicted, you face a large fine and 6 penalty points.
Nowadays reporting via social media can happen very quickly and it is often one of the things not thought about by those facing criminal proceedings.