Speeding In Glasgow

Kept Licence
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

At first blush this was a relatively minor case – speeding at 45mph in 30mph zone in Glasgow.  The potential consequences for our client, however, were significant.

After we got our teeth stuck in to it, however, the Crown was persuaded to treat the prosecution as “not called” or, to put it another way, our client was found not guilty.

Published: 07/07/2017

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