Speeding Paisley Ban Avoided

Our client was charged with speeding at 74mph in a 40mph limit which was a problem as he already had 6 penalty points on his licence and was facing near certain disqualification under the totting-up provisions. We presented a technical line of defence to the Crown and they agreed to reduce the alleged speed to 44mph in a 40mph limit. This resulted in the minimum 3 penalty points endorsement and a modest fine.

Published: 07/06/2017

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