A9 Speeding Charge Not Guilty

Whilst this case involved a minor allegation of speeding on the A9, namely 71mph in a 60mph limit, a conviction would have brought into play the totting-up provisions. Our client was therefore in line for a ban of at least six months in the event we were unable to secure an acquittal. The Crown failed to put their house in order for the trial and the matter was treated as “not called” meaning no further proceedings could be taken.

Published: 15/06/2017

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