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Driving Offence Solicitors

As highly regarded driving offence solicitors, we work closely with clients to protect their licences and minimise the extent of legal action.

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Experienced Motoring Offence Solicitors

Whether you are facing a speeding ticket or facing prosecution for a serious driving offence at the Magistrates or the Crown Court, our experienced team of specialist motoring offence solicitors and barristers will assist you to keep your driving licence, avoid a conviction or disqualification (a ban) or reduce the severity of the punishment you are facing.

Motoring Offence Lawyers Handling All Case Types

Some of the traffic offences that we deal with include:

  • Death by dangerous driving
  • Speeding offences
  • Dangerous or careless driving offence
  • Penalty points totting up (if you accumulate 12 or more points within 3 years, a court will disqualify you from driving for a minimum of 6 months)
  • Mobile phone offences
  • Drink or drug driving offences
  • Failure to provide a specimen
  • Failure to provide information
  • Traffic light offences
  • Driving without insurance

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Understanding Points On Your Licence

If convicted of a driving offence, the court can fine you and endorse your driving licence with penalty points. Below are examples of some types of motoring offences that attract penalty points and how long these stay on record.

OffencePenalty PointsTime on Record
Failing to stop after an incident5 to 10 points4 years
Driving whilst disqualified6 points4 years
Causing death by driving whilst disqualified6 points4 years
Driving without due care and attention3 to 9 points4 years
Driving without reasonable consideration of other road users3 to 9 points4 years
Causing serious injury by dangerous driving3 to 11 points4 years
Dangerous driving3 to 11 points4 years
Causing death by dangerous driving3 to 11 points4 years
Driving or attempting to drive with alcohol level above limit3 to 11 points11 year
Driving or attempting to drive while unfit through drink3 to 11 points11 years
In charge of a vehicle while alcohol level above limit10 points4 years
Driving or attempting to drive with drug level above the specified limit3 to 11 points11 years
In charge of a vehicle while drug level above specified limit10 points4 years
Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks6 to 8 points4 years
Driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence3 to 6 points4 years
Failure to give information as to the identity of driver6 points4 years
Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road3 to 6 points4 years
Exceeding speed on a motorway3 to 6 points4 years
Failing to comply with traffic light signals3 points4 years
Failing to comply with double white lines3 points4 years

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Our Motoring Solicitors Support With Exceptional Hardship Applications

We can make an exceptional hardship application to the court so as not to disqualify you on the grounds of real exceptional hardship of a:

  • Disability
  • Loss of employment
  • Loss of home
  • Inability to care for someone

These are complex applications to make, and our lawyers will spend time properly drafting grounds and presenting them in court to give you the best opportunity possible to retain your driving licence.

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Frequently Asked Questions

" I was represented by Adam Libah when I was tried for driving whilst under the influence of drink. They professionally guided me through the whole process from arrest to trial. As a result of their work, I only received a fine which meant that I could continue with my employment which involved driving to different hospitals daily."

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