Hamilton Sheriff Court Dangerous Driving 117mph

Reduced Sentence
Hamilton Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court

Our client was accused of driving dangerously by allowing his speed to reach 117mph in a 70mph limit. 

Our Mr Simpson attended and, following discussions with the Procurator Fiscal, an accord was struck whereby our client would plead guilty to travelling at 110mph in a 70mph limit contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988, Section 3 (as amended) a.k.a. 'careless driving'.

Following a plea-in-mitigation, our client received 6 penalty points and was fined £790. He was subject to 'totting-up' and received a disqualification of 6 months. Had it not been for those penalty points, he would have retained his driving licence.

 Reduced Sentence!



Published: 05/10/2023

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