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82mph In A 40 mph Limit Not Guilty

Kept Licence
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

One of the many cases we dealt with involving the temporary speed restriction on the White Cart Viaduct, near to Glasgow Airport. Our client was clocked at 82mph in the 40mph restriction, i.e. just over twice the speed limit. This type of speed, if proved, would have inevitably resulted in a period of disqualification. We identified a technical issue in relation to the signage at the locus and our client was found not guilty.  

Published: 13/06/2017

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