Dangerous Driving By Overtaking At 115mph On The A75

Reduced Sentence
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

Our client was facing a minimum disqualification of 1 year along with an order to resit an extended driving test. We managed to persuade the Procurator Fiscal that the standard of driving was careless as opposed to dangerous (depsite being clocked at 115mph in a 60mph limit and overtaking vehicles in contravention of solid white lines). Our client was disqualified for only 6 months and a relatively modest fine of £450 was imposed.

Published: 31/05/2017

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