Drunk in Charge of a Vehicle
Drunk in Charge Offences If you have your car keys on you and you are over the limit then you can be charged with being drunk in charge. This means that even if you have good inten ..
UK Traffic Offences
Traffic Offences in the UK General practice lawyers who deal with all areas of criminal law won’t always know the ideal legal arguments that can be put forward on your behalf if yo ..
Driving Without Due Care And Attention
Without Due Care Driving Offences The definition of driving without due care and attention (careless driving) is that the standard of your driving has to fall below that expected f ..
Drinking and Driving Offences
Drinking and Driving Drinking and driving offences carry a mandatory minimum of 12 months driving ban. There are several different offences related to drink driving; Driving or att ..
How To Get Caught Drug Driving
Drug Driving Offences Since March 2015, it has been a criminal offence to drive with excess levels of many legal and illegal drugs in your system. Drug driving is a very different ..
Dangerous Driving Offences
What Is Dangerous Driving? The main difference between dangerous driving and driving without due care and attention is that while part of the definition of the two offences is simi ..
Section 172 & Fail To Name
Section 172 – Road Traffic Act Section 172 (S172) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (RTA) was put in place with the aim of forcing the registered keeper or the day to day keeper/u ..
Hit and Run – Fail To Stop Offences
Hit and Run – Fail To Stop – Fail To Report The offence of failing to stop after an accident and failing to report an accident fall under the category of hit and run of ..
Using A Mobile Phone While Driving
Mobile Phone Driving Offences Since the mid 2000’s it’s been an offence to use a mobile phone while driving, but this hasn’t dissuaded many drivers from continuin ..
Permitting No Insurance
No Insurance & Permitting no Insurance The offence of permitting no insurance exists in order to make the registered keeper of each vehicle responsible for anyone driving it to ..
Speeding – Failing To Report The Driver
Speeding Offences Speeding used to be straightforward; a policeman saw you driving too fast, pulled you over and gave you a ticket. All this has changed though and now, getting pul ..
Rules For New Drivers
New Drivers & The Law New drivers are drivers who have passed their driving tests in the past 24 months. During this period, you have more restrictions than more experienced dr ..
Totting Up Penalty Points
The Danger Of Totting Up It’s increasingly easy to run the risk of totting up points on your driving licence. The amount of speed cameras, mobile speed detection vans and con ..