How many units of alcohol before driving | Road Traffic Solicitors

How Many Units Of Alcohol Before Driving

The sensible answer to this question is that you should avoid drinking any alcohol before driving a vehicle, or make alternative arrangement such as taking public transport, taxis or using a designated driver.

Lots of websites will try and tell you the amount of each type of alcohol you can have and still safely drive but you should not trust this advice.

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Jail for Drink Driving | Motoring Offence Solicitors

Can I Go To Jail for Drink Driving?

People often get surprised by the answer to this question!

Drink driving does indeed carry a custodial sentence. There are many factors in relation to sentencing guidelines for drink driving.

Firstly, the Court will look at your breath/blood/urine reading to see if this crosses the custody threshold and if there are any other aggravating features in your case such as previous convictions, an accident, carrying passengers at the time of the offence etc.

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Are Electric Scooters Legal in UK | Motoring Solicitors

Electric Scooter UK Law

The UK Government are currently trialling an E-Scooter rental scheme across parts of the country. Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham and Milton Keynes are all currently taking part in the scheme with 11 of the 33 London Boroughs set to roll out E-Scooter rental in the coming months.

We are often asked if these scooters are legal or not and if they can be driving whilst the rider is intoxicated. As well as what happens if I’m caught Drink Driving on an Electric Scooter.

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Pervert the course of Justice | What does perverting the course of justice?

Pervert the Course of Justice

We are forever receiving enquiries from people, innocently believing that if they name another person they can escape punishment!

They’ve heard stories from a friend of a friend of a friend, who never heard anything back from it so surely it must work?

We can assure you that that it does not work, after representing hundreds of clients over the years after they have put themselves in that position and ultimately been charged with perverting the course of justice!

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What is a Totting Up Ban?

Have you collected 12 points on your licence and might be totting up?

Are you about to reach the maximum points allowance on your licence?

If you are, and you do not wish to lose your licence, call us and we can help you.

Having penalty points added to your driving licence for a driving offence is a common occurrence, ask around and it won’t be hard to find someone who has at least 3. However, if you reach 12 points and tott up, this can lead to disqualification from driving and as a result, huge changes to your every day life.

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Can you appeal a driving ban | criminal conviction

Appeal a Driving Ban

Appeal a Driving Ban – Disclosing Convictions to Employers

Firstly, the Court will not normally disclose this to your employer, however there is nothing stopping your local newspaper publishing the outcome of the Court hearing in the newspaper!

If you are not sure about whether you have a duty to disclose it to your employer, firstly you should check your company policies which you should adhere too. Your contract of employment may also hold the answer. If you are a member of a professional body, for example a Doctor registered with the General Medical Council – it would be wise speaking with a representative there.

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Missed Speed Awareness Course 2021 | Expert Speeding Solicitors

Missed Speed Awareness Course 2021

We receive many enquiries from people that have missed speed awareness courses for a variety of different reasons, such as illness, work or just that pure fact that its slipped their mind!

There may be some good news, if you are still within time you may be able to rebook onto the course! You will however need to contact the course provider directly to see if this is possible.

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Police procedure for arresting someone uk | Police station advice

Police Procedure for Arresting Someone UK

Police Procedure for Arresting Someone UK – Understand the procedure

It is essential to understand what is correctly and incorrectly when learning how will a police officer pull you over?

Receiving the best available legal advice when you may be charged with a driving offence can be the difference between being found guilty and receiving a heavy finedriving banmultiple points and/or a prison sentence, to walking free without charge.

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