M74 Speeding Biggar Found Not Guilty

Our client was accused of travelling at 100.2mph on the M74. We advised from the outset that his prospects of success were very good owing to the method of speed detection employed by the police on this occasion.

True to our word, when the case called for Trial, we made a 'no case to answer' submission at the close of the Crown case. The Court agreed with our submissions and found our client not guilty of the charge and allowed him on his way.

Our Mr Lyon dealt with this case in September 2010 and is one of the many historic cases that are presently being added to our database. 

 

  Kept Licence!

Published: 16/01/2018

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