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.
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.
Since the new drug driving offence was introduced last year, Mortons Solicitors have represented a large number of defendants charged with drug driving across Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire and Derbyshire Courts.
Our managing director Simon Morton recently did an interview question & answers with ContractHireAndLeasing on the new offence drug driving.
From 2nd March 2015 The new drugs offence under the Crime and Courts Act (2013) will make it illegal to drive with one or more specified drugs in the body above the specified limit for that drug. And it’s not just illegal drugs which will apply…