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
Dunfermline Careless Driving Case Dropped
Careless Driving
Dunfermline Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of careless driving and only became aware of the case when she was contacted by the police to advise that there was a warrant outstanding ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving and Two Speeding Charges Licence Saved
Careless Driving
Falkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was facing three separate offences: careless driving; and two charges of speeding. We were given the very simple instruction to retain our client's ..
  Kept Licence
Airdrie Careless Driving M80 Found Not Guilty
Careless Driving
Airdrie Justice Of The Peace Court
This case first called in August 2020 for a pleading diet and followed the usual course of intermediate and trial diets being assigned the case called for tria ..
  Kept Licence
Edinburgh Careless Driving Charge Dropped
Careless Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving carelessly by speeding, entering a bus lane, and colliding with a scooter causing injury to its rider. Our investigations rev ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving And Failure To Stop And Report An Accident
Careless Driving
Elgin Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was peacefully minding his own business having just parked up about to go into a shop to buy bread and milk when a bus stopped directly in front of h ..
  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 ..