Drink or Drug Driving is never worth it. Sometimes you, or other innocent people, could be seriously injured (or worse). If you do take the risk and are caught you will face prosecution and could lose your job, your self-respect and even your liberty (not to mention your driving licence)!
All those who have 12 penalty points endorsed on their driving licences for offences committed within 3 years of each other are liable to be disqualified for a minimum of 6 months ie a penalty points disqualification. However, if it can be established that such a ban would cause ‘exceptional hardship’ then the courts have the discretion to impose a shorter ban or even no ban at all.
This article discusses how this offence is committed and the defences to the allegation.
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Dominic King interviews our Motoring Offence Barrister on BBC Radio Kent’s Drivetime programme.
This blog explains just how severe the penalties for Drink Driving can be.
Consider ‘success rates’ claims very carefully. Do they conceal more than they reveal?
This article explains the law on drug driving and how easily you could be caught out even with prescription drugs!