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
Failing To Report Accident To Police Not Guilty
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Charges of failing to stop and report accidents can be awkward for the Crown to prove. This particular case was heard in Glasgow Justice of the Peace Court on 2 ..
  Kept Licence
Failing to Report Accident Acquittal
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case called for trial in Glasgow on 8 March 2019. The charge related to an allegation that our client had crashed into another vehicle and, having not stop ..
  Kept Licence
Failure To Report Accident Edinburgh - Case Dropped
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was driving in bad weather and her vehicle collided with another vehicle unbeknownst to her. The matter was reported and our client was charged with ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty Knocking Down Pedestrian Careless Driving
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case was heard within Glasgow Sheriff Court on 19 October 2018. The charges related to an allegation that our client had failed to maintain a proper lookou ..
  Kept Licence
Section 172 Road Traffic Act Glasgow
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our Mr Lyon dealt with this particular case in November 2009. Our client was accused of twice failing to provide the information as to the identity of the driv ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty Sections 170 Road Traffic Act 1988
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Stirling Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Section 170 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 confers certain obligations on the driver of a motor vehicle in the event of an accident to give details and / or repor ..