We, at Qamar have a specialist driving offence legal team based from our Huddersfield covering the whole of West Yorkshire.
There are many instances where one may require a Driving Solicitor.
Well, the most common of all Road Traffic offences is, as you may suspect, speeding related offences. In fact, they equate to over 50% of all road traffic offences.
They are followed by driving whilst unfit and next comes convictions related to alcohol and drugs.
And so the question arises, ‘when would I need a driving defence solicitor?’
There are four categories of motor related offences that you should certainly consider hiring a lawyer for:
Endorsable offences that can carry penalty points
Offences carrying a mandatory disqualification
Below you can find the most common road traffic offences and their penalties:
Minimum 3 penalty points and minimum of £100 fine
Using your phone while driving
Up to 6 penalty points, £200 fine
Not wearing a seatbelt
£100 fixed penalty fine
3 penalty points and £100 fine
Failing to stop at a red light
3 penalty points and fixed penalty of £100
Driving without an MOT
The most common method is a fixed penalty of £100
Driving while under the influence of alcohol
Up to 6 months imprisonment, a driving ban for at least 1 year and an unlimited fine
Driving without due care and attention
3-9 penalty points, fine of up to £2500
Potential imprisonment, 3-9 penalty points
Driving while disqualified
Up to 6 months imprisonment, further disqualification and a fine of up to £5000
Driving without insurance
Fixed penalty of £300 and up to 6 penalty points
Up to 3 points and a fine of up to £2500 per tyre
We have a long history of success, defending our clients in and around the Huddersfield area on small and large scale road traffic offences, both in and out of court so if you have been arrested, accused or charged with road traffic offences be sure to contact our specialist Driving Offence Legal Team on 01484 300 199