April 20, 2017

New Speeding Laws Coming Into Effect

From April 2017 England and Wales will be seeing a change in speeding laws. The crackdown on excessive speeding whilst driving will see an increase in the maximum penalty and a change in the way that your penalty is calculated based upon the severity of speeding and your earnings. All of the changes made to the UK’s driving laws, in particular, the speeding laws, have been made to protect road user’s safety by hitting offenders harder and thereby reduce the likeliness of a repeat offence. The Specifics to The New Speeding Laws  Currently, in the UK, speeding fines have a minimum penalty of three points on the offender’s licence as well as a minimum £100 fine and a maximum penalty […]
April 5, 2017

Speeding Fines are getting tougher APRIL 24TH

First, it was mobile phones now its speeding offences, April 24th 2017  is the day that tougher penalties will be announced.  Stay Tuned for more updates on this road traffic offence.  
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 […]
August 13, 2015

Have you received a Notice of Intended Prosecution?

A Notice of Intended Prosecution is issued by the police to warn you that you may face prosecution for a road traffic offence they believe you have recently committed.  The trigger for a Notice of Intended Prosecution to be issued is usually derived from a camera and typically relates to speeding offences, dangerous driving and failure to comply with traffic signals.  A Notice of Intended Prosecution can either be issued at the side of the road or by post. Notice of Intended Prosecution – 14 day rule If the NIP is issued by post one of the key rules is that it must be received by the driver or registered owner within 14 days of the supposed offence. If you […]