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Dangerous Driving Tain Sheriff Court Not Guilty

Kept Licence
Tain Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

This allegation of dangerous driving within the Highlands and Islands jurisdiction involved an overtaking manoeuvre performed on an approach to a bend and in the face of an oncoming motor vehicle which was being driven by a local Police officer. The Police officer claimed he had to take evasive action to avoid a collision. The case proceeded to trial and the Sheriff, having heard the evidence and considered the drive-through video obtained by the defence, acquitted our client of dangerous driving and opted to convict of the lesser charge of careless driving (which our client had always accepted).

Published: 05/07/2017

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