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The Road Traffic Lawyer in the Press and Media

Michael Lyon is regularly invited to comment on matters of road traffic law in Scotland by the media, including the BBC, Reporting Scotland, Radio Clyde, Real Radio and other associated media publications. Our monthly column in the Daily Record’s motoring supplement was published until 2016. Michael Lyon acted as Consultant on the Road Traffic Offences and Disqualification section of The Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia, published on 25 August 2014. The Encyclopaedia is the cornerstone of the Scots lawyer’s library.

Michael Lyon Solicitors Limited are regularly instructed to deal with high profile road traffic cases in Scotland and the following is a selection of articles from the press and media in relation to some of our better known cases:

Reduced Sentence Of Speeding Bikers In Dumfries

28/09/2017

Here is a recently-reported case from Dumfries Sheriff Court in which our influence proved crucial. We were instructed by all five motorcyclists involved to ...

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Rangers player fined for using mobile phone while driving

31/05/2017

French-born Mohsni pled guilty at Glasgows JPCourt to driving without insurance and while on his mobile phone. Mohsni was not present when the case called at t ...

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Daily Record Q&A Column

31/05/2017

Q. I was offered the DriverAwareness Course as an alternativeto prosecution for a careless drivingallegation.Due to a mix up with my name,the company could not ...

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Labour deputy leader cleared of using mobile phone while driving

31/05/2017

Justice of the Peace John Lawless ruled that there was an insufficiency of corroborative evidence and returned a not proven verdict. Read more at STV News Read ...

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Q and A – Do I need to Admit who was Driving my car?

31/05/2017

The Road Traffic Lawyer in the Press Do I need to Admit who was driving my car? Read more on the Daily Record Site ...

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Celtic Star Scott Brown Avoids Speeding Charge

31/05/2017

Scott BrownSpeeding Charge no case to answer Football star has had a speeding charge against him thrown out on a legal technicality ...

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March Daily Record Q&A Column

31/05/2017

Q. I had an argument with my wife at Christmas and went out to sleep in my car. The Police found me and have charged me with being drunk in charge. I wasnt goin ...

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Daily Record Motoring Section – The Road Traffic Lawyer Q & A

31/05/2017

Q. I have received a court citationaccusing me of speeding at 101mphon the A74(M) in Dumfries. I haveheard that anything over 100mph willattract a period of dis ...

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The Road Traffic Lawyer in the Press

31/05/2017

The Road Traffic Lawyer in the Press Ronnie Simpson Defending He said: This was a momentary lapse of attention. Read the full story printed in the news onlin ...

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