Stirling Careless Driving Charges Thrown Out By Court

Kept Licence
Stirling Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

Our client was accused of driving carelessly contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988 section 3. The circumstances were that he was a new driver and a car suddenly pulled out of a parking space and into his path causing an unavoidable collision.

It was unfair that he had been charged with careless driving as the blame appeared to rest with the driver of the other vehicle.

Our client contacted us and we set to work. From the outset, there was a suspicion that this collision had been caused deliberately by the other driver in a compensation swindle attempt.

When we received the evidence in the case we were not surprised to see that the star witness in the case had a criminal record that could choke a horse all for crimes of dishonesty.

On the day of the Trial the witnesses failed to appear which came as no great surprise.

The Crown moved to adjourn the Trial. It was vigorously opposed and refused by the Court. The matter was deserted simpliciter which, in effect, meant that our client was found NOT GUILTY of the charges.

This case was won by our Mr Simpson at Stirling JP Court on 13th May 2019.

 Kept Licence!

Published: 13/05/2019

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