Careless Driving Charge Deserted

Kept Licence
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

Following representations made to the Procurator Fiscal, this accusation of careless driving was dropped and no penalty attached to our client's licence. Any endorsement in this case would have resulted in disqualification under the totting-up provisions.

Published: 31/05/2017

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