Do I need a solicitor for driving offence?
If you are being prosecuted for an alleged motoring offence, you should always seek legal advice straight away. In some cases, you may not need to be present at a court hearing however no matter what your individual circumstances are, we can represent you with our professional and skilled legal team.
Is it against the law to undertake?
What does the Highway Code say about undertaking? The Highway Code advises drivers not to undertake – although it is not a punishable offence in itself. It states: “Do not overtake on the left or move to a lane on your left to overtake.”
How long after a driving offence Can I be prosecuted?
6. Is there a time limit for prosecutions for traffic offences? Generally, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) have 6 months from the date of the offence in which to issue proceedings, although some further time can elapse before you receive a summons.
What happens if you dont attend Court for a driving offence?
If you do not respond to the Court summons the Court may convict you in your absence. If you plead guilty without attending or do not respond to the summons and the Court wishes to consider a disqualification, it is obliged to adjourn the case to another date in order to allow you the opportunity to attend.
Who is the best solicitor for a driving offence?
Slater and Gordon’s driving offence solicitors understand all the complexities of road traffic law. If you’ve been charged with a driving offence, make sure you’ve experts on your side who understand how to defend you and your licence. Need an expert driving offence solicitor?
What are the driving offences in the UK?
Defending drivers in England and Wales for all types of driving offences including drink driving, drug driving, failing to provide a specimen, drunk in charge, failing to furnish, failing to stop, careless driving, dangerous driving, driving without insurance, speeding, totting up and mobile phone offences.
When to seek advice on a driving offence?
It’s also why you should seek advice from an expert defence solicitor if you receive a Notice of Intended Prosecution (NIP) for any driving offence and you don’t believe you’re guilty.
When do I need a solicitor for a speeding offence?
Geoffrey Miller Solicitors are expert speeding solicitors and are usually contacted when drivers are accused of higher level speeding offences. We are often approached when drivers are potentially facing a totting up ban because they have attracted too many speeding points.