Hear the words “penalty points” and one offence springs to mind – speeding. But speeding is by no means the only motoring offence for which …Read More
Overloading your vehicle-are you aware of the risks?
Every vehicle on the road has a permitted weight to certify what the maximum safe laden weight is, which can be split to show each …Read More
Failing to Provide a Specimen: What You Should Know
If you are suspected of driving or being in control of a vehicle whilst under the influence of alcohol or drugs, the police can request …Read More
Myth-busting common motoring offences
Confused about whether you can send a text whilst your car is stationary, or think you have a choice about whether to provide a blood …Read More
What you need to know when attending court for a motoring or transport offence
Are you due to attend court for a motoring or road transport offence, but are unsure of what to expect or how to prepare yourself? …Read More
How Long do Penalty Points Last?
If you have committed an ‘endorsable’ road traffic offence where you have either accepted the offer of a Fixed Penalty Notice, or have been found …Read More
What is a Notice of Intended Prosecution?
A Notice of Intended Prosecution is a document sent which informs you of an offence you may have committed which the police are intending to …Read More
What is a Single Justice Procedure Notice?
What is a Single Justice Procedure Notice? A Single Justice Procedure Notice (SJP/SJPN) is sent by the courts in relation to a number of criminal …Read More
New roadside breathalysers could lead to increase in drink driving convictions
The government has announced its intentions to use new roadside breathalysers in a further move to catch motorists caught drink driving, with plans to have …Read More
Mobile phone prosecutions fall by a third since tougher penalties introduced
Mobile phone prosecutions fall by a third since tougher penalties introduced Figures have recently been released showing that the number of people caught using a …Read More
Drink driving offences: What are the penalties?
Drink driving offences: What are the penalties? Drink driving has again been at the forefront of news stories following TV favourite Ant McPartlin, better known …Read More
HGV levy changes announced to incentivise use of cleaner lorries
HGV levy changes announced to incentivise use of cleaner lorries Ministers yesterday announced plans to encourage the use of clean lorries by changing the rates …Read More