It is prescribed under Section 32 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 that anyone responsible for bringing clandestine entrants (illegal migrants hiding in their …Read More
Perverting the Course of Justice: When minor offences can lead to time behind bars
When someone is charged with a minor motoring offence, a low level speeding offence for example, the last thought on anyone’s mind is that they …Read More
What do I do if I am charged with careless driving?
Last week saw 97 year old Prince Phillip involved in a motor collision-the media has been quick to suggest that the Prince may face prosecution …Read More
Driving Whilst Disqualified: Explained
Katie Price’s latest motoring transgression has drawn attention to a motoring offence unknown to many: driving whilst disqualified. The majority of the general population are …Read More
Penalty Points – Not Just for Speeding Offences
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