The Road Traffic Lawyer's Blog

Last updated: 27/10/2017

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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I Have Been Caught Speeding in Scotland but Live in England

19/10/2017

One of the most frequent enquiries we have received over the years relates to jurisdiction ofprosecution, specifically: "I have been caught speeding in Scotland ...

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Reduced Sentence Of Speeding Bikers In Dumfries

28/09/2017

Here is a recently-reported case from Dumfries Sheriff Court in which our influence proved crucial. We were instructed by all five motorcyclists involved to ...

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Dumfries Traffic Solicitors and Experts in Scottish Driving Law

03/09/2017

If you have been accused of a motoring offence in Dumfries it is important to engage the services of specialist Dumfries traffic solicitors Michael Lyon Solicit ...

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Road Traffic Lawyers Edinburgh

03/09/2017

As specialist road traffic lawyers who appear regularly in Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Edinburgh Justice of the Peace Court, Michael Lyon Solicitors can provide ...

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Rangers player fined for using mobile phone while driving

31/05/2017

French-born Mohsni pled guilty at Glasgows JPCourt to driving without insurance and while on his mobile phone. Mohsni was not present when the case called at t ...

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Daily Record Q&A Column

31/05/2017

Q. I was offered the DriverAwareness Course as an alternativeto prosecution for a careless drivingallegation.Due to a mix up with my name,the company could not ...

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