Speeding Case Deserted By Sheriff In Glasgow

Kept Licence
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

Our client was accused of travelling at a high speed on the M8 motorway through Glasgow, and his position was quite clear: he accepted being over the limit, but disagreed with the speed libelled.  The Crown, however, was intransigent and refused to entertain any negotiation.

This proved to be their downfall as on two separate occasions they were unable to secure the attendance of a full complement of witnesses.  At the second trial diet, the Sheriff upheld our opposition to the prosecutor's motion to adjourn and the case against our client was deserted.

A perfect example of how dealing with a case properly and exercising your right to challenge the Crown case can secure unexpected results. 

Published: 22/06/2017

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