Motoring Offences

Having your driving licence taken away can cause huge inconvenience and even severe financial consequences. The magistrates’ court can disqualify a person from driving for a number of reasons: because they have been convicted of an offence which carries a mandatory period…

What would losing your driving licence mean to you? If you’ve been charged with, or are awaiting sentence for a drink driving charge, it’s a question you are very likely to be asking yourself and no doubt worrying about. Section 34 of…

A barrister for me client was allegedly caught using a mobile phone whilst driving and risked losing his licence. Matthew Heywood was successful in a legal argument which resulted in the court dismissing the charge. The client was awarded his costs.

A Barrister for me client was charged with speeding and was at risk of losing his licence due to the amount of points on it. However, he denied ever receiving a Notice of Intended Prosecution which eventually was fatal to the prosecution…

Christine Henson successfully argued exceptional hardship for motorcyclist speeding 94 in 70mph zone including roadwork restrictions of 40mph. Due to other points on his licence would have been automatically disqualified unless he proved exceptional hardship. He has kept his licence.

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