Dangerous Driving Glasgow By Tailgating At Excessive Speed Not Guilty

Kept Licence
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

The charge in the case involved an allegation that our client, perhaps unusually a female, had driven dangerously by tailgating preceding vehicles, driving at excessive speeds, crossing solid white lines and repeatedly undertaking other vehicles. The client’s position in the case had always been that she was aghast at receiving court papers for such a serious matter. There was no scope for negotiation with the Crown as our client had denied any wrongdoing whatsoever. The case proceeded to trial and our client was found not guilty of the principal charge of dangerous driving and the implied alternative of careless driving. The Sheriff in the case simply did not find the Crown case credible or reliable

Published: 15/06/2017

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