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.
There has been a lot of discussion about the sentence passed following Ant McPartlin’s (Ant and Dec) conviction for drink driving.
Over the festive periods of Christmas and the new year one might enjoy the well earned break with a tipple or two.
With the clocks having gone back and both Halloween and Bonfire Night now behind us, easing into those dark wintry nights, it won’t be long before Christmas is in our sights and party season gets underway.
Many people who are convicted of driving with excess alcohol leave the Court with a clear view as to the length of their disqualification from driving, but for a significant number, there is an unexpected shock further down the line.
From the 10th April 2015 new changes to drink driving laws come into force which are expected to have a monumental impact upon suspected drink drivers.