42mph In 30mph Not Guilty

This case involved a minor speeding allegation which could have had major consequences for our client due to the totting-up provisions. Whilst we felt there was a strong fall back position of exceptional hardship, we didn't need to go down that route as our client was found not guilty after trial on technical grounds. 

Published: 31/05/2017

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