Speeding Offence Lanark Found Not Guilty

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

An allegation of speeding was made against our client, namely that he had been travelling at 103.02mph on the M74. The way that the police had detected his speed was open to challenge and we were confident of securing an acquittal.

When all of the Crown evidence had been presented to the Court we contented that our client had no case to answer. The Court upheld our legal argument and threw the case out. Our client was formally acquitted of the charge and free to travel (within the speed limit) to his home in Manchester.

 Kept Licence!

Published: 16/01/2018

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