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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Careless Driving With Injury
Careless Driving
Dunfermline Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client accepted that she was guilty of careless driving, having collided with another vehicle, but the charge also contained reference to injury sustained b ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving Dumfries
Careless Driving
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client came to us after pleading guilty to a charge of careless driving by travelling at 80mph in a 50mph limit and overtaking two vehicles in contravention ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty After Trial Careless Driving Involving Injury
Careless Driving
Dunoon Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with careless driving by crossing on to the opposing carriageway and colliding with oncoming motor vehicles causing damage to both vehicl ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving Serious Injury Not Guilty
Careless Driving
Ayr Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with careless driving by colliding with a cyclist on a country road near Ayr, causing him serious injury. Moreover, as he then briefly le ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving Head On Collision 4 Points
Careless Driving
Livingston Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with failing to obey road signs and driving into the opposing carriageway thereby causing a head on collision with another motor vehicle. ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving Charge Deserted On Technical Grounds
Careless Driving
Selkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This was a minor allegation of careless driving in Melrose where it was alleged that our client had reversed at speed and blocked oncoming traffic. The prosecut ..