October 20, 2015

Types of drink driving offence

There are several types of drink driving offences that people can be charged with. These include: Driving while exceeding the legal alcohol limit commonly referred to as “drink driving” Death by careless driving under the influence of alcohol Failing to provide a specimen Driving with excessive alcohol The charge of driving (or attempting to) while under the influence of alcohol is one of the most common drink driving charges.  In this type of case it needs to be proved by the prosecution that the defendant was driving, or attempting to drive, the vehicle and that a sample of blood, urine or breath had been correctly obtained and showed alcohol levels were above the legal limit. If the defendant is found […]
May 20, 2015

Why might you need a road traffic lawyer?

Reading this whilst driving could land you with a £5,000 fine, a driving ban or up to nine points on your licence – so you might want to pull over. Many people might be aware of what’s against the law when it comes to driving, but what they might not realise is the severity of the punishment for the crime. By making you aware of how much hot water you might be in the next time you commit a motoring offence, hopefully you’ll never find the need to start contacting driving offence solicitors like Qamar Solicitors. Driving offences and punishments As with any offence, the punishment often fits the crime, but careless, reckless or dangerous driving could potentially get you […]
March 16, 2015

Huddersfield is home to some of the UK’s worst Drivers

Top 20 bad drivers report A new study  by a driving safety group has revealed that two of the top 20 drivers with the most licence points in the UK are from the Huddersfield area.  One man from Brighouse managed to rack up an incredible 30 points through multiple speeding offences. While a Huddersfield woman has a total of 28 points for speeding and having no insurance. With statistics like these making local and national headlines, the Police are going to be more than keen to crack down on motoring over the next few months in response. The unfortunate effect of this for the average motorist is that Police may be increasingly vigilant towards them.  Speeding offences are the most common […]