Speeding With Nine Live Points Not Guilty

Our client was charged with exceeding the 30mph speed limit by driving at 50mph. The issue in this case was the number of live penalty points which meant a conviction would bring the totting-up provisions into play. The Crown failed to prepare their case properly and our client drove away from the court with his driving licence unaffected.

Published: 31/05/2017

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