Our Track Record

Success rates are entirely meaningless.

Over the years, Michael Lyon Solicitors Limited has been responsible for securing thousands of acquittals in defended road traffic prosecutions. In cases where a plea of guilty has been negotiated with the Crown, thousands of our clients have received the benefit of a significantly reduced penalty. Make your own judgement by browsing our unparalleled wealth of experience gained from exclusively defending road traffic cases in every jurisdiction in Scotland. Some of our more high profile cases can be found in the Press & Media section.

Please use the menu below to view our Track Record in dealing with road traffic cases.

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  Kept Licence
Serious Careless Driving Charge 4 Penalty Points £320 Fine
Careless Driving
Airdrie Justice Of The Peace Court
Our client was facing a potentially serious contravention of section 3 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (careless driving). He collided with a parked car and wrote ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving, Licence Saved
Careless Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
A road traffic collision often now also results in the party held responsible by the police being subsequently prosecuted for careless driving. Effectively what ..
  Kept Licence
Not Careless Driving
Careless Driving
Stranraer Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This was a rather unusual case, in that the Crown alleged our client had ridden his motorcycle carelessly by travelling at a speed unsuitable for the road, fail ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving Edinburgh Client Acquitted
Careless Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving without due care and attention, speeding, and knocking down a pedestrian causing injury to him. He denied the allegation and ..
  Kept Licence
Filming With Mobile Phone Whilst Driving Not Guilty
Careless Driving
Falkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case proceeded to trial on 7 November 2019 at Falkirk Justice of the Peace Court. Our client was charged with driving a motor vehicle when using a handheld ..
  Kept Licence
Paisley JP Court Best Available Outcome
Careless Driving
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with careless driving, failing to stop after an accident and driving a vehicle without a valid MOT. The crux of the case was that our cl ..