Penalty Points Disqualifications  –   A Case Study

Penalty Points Disqualifications – A Case Study

How Alvinne saved both her driving licence and her livelihood (If you lose your licence they won’t put you in handcuffs, but, it might feel like it… ) The Issue Any motorist whose driving licence is endorsed with 12 or more penalty points for offences...
New Driver caught Driving without due care and attention

New Driver caught Driving without due care and attention

The Allegation Jake was accused of driving without due care and attention. He admitted overtaking a van on his way to work one day and crashing head-on with an oncoming vehicle which was in its correct lane. The emergency services attended and both drivers were taken...
New Drivers Be Wary of Penalty Points

New Drivers Be Wary of Penalty Points

The Law The Law provides that if a ‘new’ driver has 6 or more penalty points endorsed i.e. within 24 months of passing the test that the licence will be automatically revoked by the DVLA.  This means that both the theory and the driving test would have to be taken...
Caught on a Mobile Phone?

Caught on a Mobile Phone?

A Case Study The police stopped Charlie Ritcher in central London and accused him of using his mobile phone whilst driving. (This was an allegation of using the phone to have a conversation as opposed to using it as a sat nav).  One officer claimed he had watched as...
Caught Using a mobile phone whilst driving?

Caught Using a mobile phone whilst driving?

The Allegation Jim had been seen using a mobile phone by a police officer when he was stationary at traffic lights. Jim did not deny using a phone nor holding a speaker to his ear (the actual phone being in a cradle on the dashboard). However, as he drives for a...
Have you received a Notice of Intended Prosecution?

Have you received a Notice of Intended Prosecution?

  Have you received a Notice of Intended Prosecution?   David received a Notice of Intended Prosecution advising him that consideration was being given to prosecuting him for Dangerous Driving, Careless Driving and Failing to Stop or Report following a road traffic...