Driving Solicitors Huddersfield

October 25, 2017

Driving Solicitors Huddersfield

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:

  1. Fine only
  2. Endorsable offences that can carry penalty points
  3. Offences carrying a mandatory disqualification
  4. Imprisonable offences

Below you can find the most common road traffic offences and their penalties:

  • Speeding
    • 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
  • Tailgating
    • 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
  • Dangerous driving
    • 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
  • Defective tyres
    • 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