Stranraer Traffic Lawyer
Our Dumfries office also serves Stranraer and its surrounding areas. The main type of offences that lead to our appointment inevitably involve high speeds. Often we are asked to defend motorists rushing to catch the ferry from Cairnryan who travel so grossly in excess of the speed limit that a charge of dangerous driving is presented to Stranraer Sheriff Court. We are also frequently asked to represent drivers caught speeding on the A75. We have often been the difference between a driver staying on the road or losing their licence. Speeding in Stranraer is treated seriously by the Courts and we can assist of you are facing disqualification either due to a very high speed or through the totting-up provisions. Exceptional hardship arguments are being presented to the Court with greater frequency in Stranraer.
Parking is only available at the Court for disabled drivers. For other road users local parking is available near Hanover Square. There is also parking available on local streets but most parking spaces require a parking disk (available for free from local shops).
Further information can be found here: https://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/the-courts/court-locations/stranraer-sheriff-court-and-justice-of-the-peace-court
Stranraer Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Sheriff Clerk’s Office
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