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The Road Traffic Lawyer's Blog

Last updated: 02/05/2018

Exceptional Hardship Scotland

02/05/2018

We were asked to provide comment in relation to exceptional hardship in Scotland. Our Mr Simpson said: "This is covered by Section 35 of the Road Traffic Act. ...

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The Court Process

25/04/2018

Pleading Diet or Undertaking to Appear A pleading diet is the first stage in criminal court proceedings. The Court simply wishes to know how you are intending ...

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Dangerous Driving In Scotland

19/04/2018

For over a decade Michael Lyon Solicitors has successfully defended hundreds of motorists charged with dangerous driving. It is one of the most serious charges ...

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"Scotland footballer Robert Snodgrass cleared over baby in car"

17/01/2018

Another one of our notable cases attracted the attention of the press and media. Our client, Scotland international footballer Robert Snodgrass, appeared in cou ...

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The Road Traffic Lawyer: Ten Year Review

23/11/2017

Foreword By Michael Lyon - LLB (Hons.), Dip LP How times have changed. Ten years ago there were only a handful of lawyers who knew their way around a speedin ...

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Lanarkshire Road Traffic Lawyers

06/11/2017

Lanarkshire Road Traffic Lawyers If you have been accused of committing a road traffic offence in Lanarkshire you are not alone. Each year approximately 137,00 ...

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Falling Asleep Whilst Driving: Dangerous or Careless?

27/10/2017

Ever since the Appeal Court delivered its opinion in Helen Alexander v Procurator Fiscal, Edinburgh (2016) HCJAC 3, the Crown has sought to prosecute drivers wh ...

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Speeding Tickets in Scotland

23/10/2017

Fixed Penalty Ticket for Speeding in Scotland If you are unlucky enough to receive a speeding ticket (formally known as a Fixed Penalty) in Scotland it will of ...

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Speed Awareness Course Scotland

19/10/2017

Speed awareness courses can be offered by the Police for drivers who have contravened speed limits in a minor fashion. A speed awareness course acts as an alter ...

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