GLASGOW OFFICE: 0141 550 1074 CALL NOW
DUMFRIES OFFICE: 01387 252 777 CALL NOW

Selkirk Dangerous Driving Not Guilty Licence Saved

Kept Licence
Selkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

The locus of this incident was the A72 Blyth Bridge to Peebles Road and our client was alleged to have performed a dangerous overtaking manoeuvre through a blind bend and on the approach to a blind corner. A locus inspection revealed that overtaking at that particular spot was perhaps not as perilous as suggested by the Police in their witness statements. Our client was happy to accept that his driving was careless and elected to plead guilty to the lesser charge of careless driving; a plea which was accepted by the prosecutor. Six points were duly imposed on our client’s driving licence which is a significant improvement over the original penalty which he had faced of at least 12 months off the road.

Published: 01/08/2017

Need help with a similar case?

Contact Us

See also

Dangerous Driving By Overtaking At 115mph On The A75

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....