Speeding Ticket?

The most common instance where Notice is served is an NIP for speeding. There is an NIP time limit that applies of 14 days from the offence. However, how this is calculated will depend on how the notice is given. Don't wait until it's too late. Call Motor Defence Solicitors now, on 0800 2800 912, for a fixed fee consultation with a specialist solicitor.

Court Summons?

A summons, for offences such as speeding, careless driving, drink driving etc...is issued in the Magistrates' Court, although the case may then be transferred to the Crown Court.

Careless / Dangerous Driving

Your driving fell below that expected of a competent driver or driving a vehicle on a road or in any public place dangerously or in a dangerous condition

Drink Driving

Being in charge of a vehicle when unfit due to drink or drugs

Failure to provide

Where an individual deliberately withholds or provides misleading information

Speed Camera Devices

Systems used in the UK are generally type approved and require regular calibration. You are likely to come across the following types: Cameras, Laser, Radar, Stopwatch, Video. Some of the more common devices used include the Gatso, LTI2020, Vascar, Truevelo. For more detailed information on the individual devices, please click here

Penalty Points?

0 Points

You are in an ever shrinking group of drivers. Keep the first penalty points off your driving licence

3-6 Points

If you got your full driving licence less than 2 years ago you are on the verge of revocation and re-test. Insurance premiums start to rise.

9 Points

One more slip and your driving licence is gone. You could face a 6 month driving disqualification

12 Points

You are looking at a 6 month driving ban unless you come up with a convincing argument at Court.

Stopped by the Police?

The Police can stop you by the road if they suspect an offence has occured. You will usually be given a Fixed Penalty Notice (NIP), HORT1 Producer or depending on the offence, be arrested and taken to a Police Station. Typical offences within this scenario include:

Magistrates' Court Summons

If you have recieved a Magistrates' Court Summons for any motoring offence such as Speeding, Carelesss Driving, Dangerous Driving or Drink Driving, please call us on 0800 2800 912. The following page list all the Magistrates' Courts in England and Wales. They link to a Government website that contains all the contact information for that court.

A - Magistrates' Courts

Aberdare Magistrates' Court
Abergavenny Magistrates'Court
Aberystwyth Magistrates' Court
Accrington County Court
Accrington Magistrates' Court
Aldershot Magistrates' Court
Aldridge Magistrates' Court
Alton Magistrates' Court
Ammanford Magistrates' Court
Andover Magistrates' Court
Avon and Somerset Central Accounts Department
Aylesbury Magistrates' Court

B - Magistrates' Courts

Balham Youth Court
Banbury Magistrates' Court
Barking and Dagenham Magistrates' Court
Barrow-in-Furness Magistrates' Court
Barry Magistrates' Court
Basildon Magistrates' Court
Basingstoke Magistrates' Court
Bath Magistrates' Court
Batley and Dewsbury Magistrates' Court
Bedford and Mid Beds Magistrates' Court
Belmarsh Magistrates' Court
Berwick upon Tweed Magistrates' Court
Beverley Magistrates' Court
Bexley Magistrates' Court
Bicester Magistrates' Court
Bingley Magistrates' Court (incorporating Keighley Magistrates' Court)
Birmingham Magistrates' Court
Blackburn Magistrates' court
Blackpool Magistrates' Court
Bodmin (East Cornwall) Magistrates' Court
Bolton Magistrates' Court
Boston Magistrates' Court
Bournemouth Magistrates' Court
Bradford Magistrates' Court
Brent Magistrates' Court
Brentford Magistrates' Court
Bridgwater Magistrates' Court
Bridlington Magistrates' Court
Brighton Magistrates' Court
Bristol Magistrates' Court
Bromley Magistrates' Court
Bromsgrove and Redditch Magistrates' Court
Burnley Magistrates' Court
Burton-upon-Trent Magistrates' Court
Bury Magistrates' Court
Bury St Edmunds Magistrates' Court
Buxton Magistrates' Court

C - Magistrates' Courts

Caernarfon Magistrates' Court
Caerphilly Magistrates' Court
Camberwell Green Magistrates' Court
Camborne Magistrates' Court
Cambridge Magistrates' Court
Cannock Magistrates' Court
Canterbury Magistrates' Court
Cardiff Magistrates' Court
Carlisle Magistrates' Court
Carmarthen Magistrates' Court
Central Buckinghamshire Magistrates' Court
Chatham Magistrates' Court
Chelmsford Magistrates' Court
Cheltenham Magistrates' Court
Chester, Ellesmere Port and Neston Magistrates' Court
Chesterfield Magistrates' Court
Chester-le-Street Magistrates' Court
Chichester Magistrates' Court
Chippenham Magistrates' Court
Chorley Magistrates' Court
City of London Magistrates' Court
City of Westminster Magistrates' Court (Until 22 September 2011)
Colchester Magistrates' Court
Consett Magistrates' Court
Corby Magistrates' Court
Coventry Magistrates' Court
Crawley Magistrates' Court
Croydon Magistrates' Court
Cwmbran Magistrates' Court

D - Magistrates' Courts

Darlington Magistrates' Court
Dartford Magistrates' Court
Denbigh Magistrates' Court
Derby Magistrates' Court
Dolgellau Magistrates' Court
Doncaster Magistrates' Court
Dover Magistrates' Court
Dudley Magistrates' Court
Durham Magistrates' Court

E - Magistrates' Courts

Ealing Magistrates' Court
East Berkshire Magistrates' Court, Bracknell
East Berkshire Magistrates' Court, Maidenhead
East Berkshire Magistrates' Court, Slough
Eastbourne Magistrates' Court
Enfield Magistrates' Court
Epping Magistrates' Court
Exeter (Central Devon) Magistrates' Court

F - Magistrates' Courts

Fareham Magistrates' Court
Feltham Magistrates' Court
Fleetwood Magistrates' Court
Folkestone Magistrates' Court
Furness Magistrates' Court

G - Magistrates' Courts

Gateshead Magistrates' Court
Gloucester Magistrates' Court
Goole Magistrates' Court
Grantham Magistrates' Court
Great Yarmouth Magistrates' Court
Greenwich Magistrates' Court
Grimsby Magistrates' Court
Guildford Magistrates' Court

H - Magistrates' Courts

Halifax Magistrates' Court
Haringey Magistrates' Court
Harlow Magistrates' Court
Harrogate Magistrates' Court
Hartlepool Magistrates' Court
Harwich Magistrates' Court
Hastings Magistrates' Court
Haverfordwest Magistrates' Court
Havering Magistrates' Court
Haywards Heath Magistrates' Court
Hemel Hempstead Magistrates' Court
Hendon Magistrates' Court
Hereford Magistrates' Court
Hertford Magistrates' Court
High Peak Magistrates' Court
High Wycombe Magistrates' Court
Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court
Hinckley Magistrates' Court
Holyhead Magistrates' Court
Horsham Magistrates' Court
Huddersfield Magistrates' Court
Hull and Holderness Magistrates' Court

I - Magistrates' Courts

Inner London Family Proceedings Court
Ipswich Magistrates' Court
Isles of Scilly Magistrates' Court

K - Magistrates' Courts

Keighley Magistrates' Court (Sitting at Bingley Magistrates' Court)
Kendal Magistrates' Court
Kettering Magistrates' Court
Kidderminster Magistrates' Court
King's Lynn Magistrates' Court
Kingston-upon-Hull Magistrates' Court
Knowsley Magistrates' Court

L - Magistrates' Courts

Lancaster Magistrates' Court
Leamington Spa Magistrates' Court
Leeds District Magistrates' Court
Leicester Magistrates' Court
Lincoln Magistrates' Court
Liverpool Magistrates' Court (Dale Street)
Liverpool Magistrates' Court (Victoria Street)
Llandrindod Wells Magistrates' Court
Llandudno Magistrates' Court
Llanelli Magistrates' Court
Loughborough Magistrates' Court
Lowestoft Magistrates' Court
Luton and South Bedfordshire Magistrates' Court

M - Magistrates' Courts

Macclesfield Magistrates' Court
Maidstone Magistrates' Court
Manchester City Magistrates' Court
Margate Magistrates' Court
Medway Magistrates' Court
Melton Mowbray Magistrates' Court
Milton Keynes Magistrates' Court
Mold Magistrates' Court

N - Magistrates' Courts

Neath Magistrates' Court
Newark and Southwell Magistrates' Court
Newcastle under Lyme Magistrates' Court
Newcastle Upon Tyne Magistrates' Court
Newport Magistrates' Court
Newton Abbot Magistrates' Court
Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court
North Avon Magistrates' Court
North Devon Magistrates' Court
North East Derbyshire & Dales Magistrates' Court
North Liverpool Community Justice Centre
North Sefton Magistrates' Court
North Somerset Magistrates' Court
North Tyneside Magistrates' Court
North Yorkshire Magistrates' Courts Central Finance Unit
Northallerton Magistrates' Court
Northampton Magistrates' Court
Northampton Magistrates' Court Office
Norwich Magistrates' Court
Nottingham Magistrates' Court
Nuneaton Magistrates' Court

O - Magistrates' Courts

Oldham Magistrates' Court
Ormskirk Magistrates' Court
Oxford and Southern Oxfordshire Magistrates' Court

P - Magistrates' Courts

Peterborough Magistrates' Court
Peterlee Magistrates' Court
Plymouth Magistrates' Court
Pontefract Magistrates' Court
Pontypridd Magistrates' Court
Poole Magistrates' Court
Port Talbot Magistrates' Court
Portsmouth Magistrates' Court
Prestatyn Magistrates' Court
Preston Magistrates' Court

R - Magistrates' Courts

Reading Magistrates' Court
Redbridge Magistrates' Court
Redditch Magistrates' Court
Redhill Magistrates' Court
Reedley Magistrates' Court
Richmond-upon-Thames Magistrates' Court
Rochdale Magistrates' Court
Rotherham Magistrates' Court
Runcorn (Halton)Magistrates' Court

S - Magistrates' Courts

Salford Magistrates' Court
Sandwell Magistrates' Court
Scarborough Magistrates' Court
Scunthorpe Magistrates' Court
Sedgemoor Magistrates' Court
Selby Magistrates' Court
Sevenoaks Magistrates' Court
Sheffield Magistrates' Court
Shrewsbury Magistrates' Court
Skegness Magistrates' Court
Skipton Magistrates' Court
Solihull Magistrates' Court
South Cheshire Magistrates' Court
South East Northumberland Magistrates' Court
South Ribble Magistrates' Court
South Sefton Magistrates' Court
South Somerset & Mendip Magistrates' Court
South Tyneside Magistrates' Court
South Western Magistrates' Court
South Worcestershire Magistrates' Court
Southampton Magistrates' Court
Southend Magistrates' Court
Southern Derbyshire Magistrates' Court
Southport Magistrates' Court
Spalding Magistrates' Court
St. Albans Magistrates' Court
St. Helens Magistrates' Court
Stafford Magistrates' Court
Staffs Central Finance and Enforcement Unit
Staines Magistrates' Court
Stevenage Magistrates' Court
Stockport Magistrates' and County Courts
Stoke-on-Trent Magistrates' Court
Stratford Magistrates' Court
Stroud Magistrates' Court
Sunderland Magistrates' Court
Swansea Magistrates' Court
Swindon Magistrates' Court

T - Magistrates' Courts

Tameside Magistrates' Court
Taunton Deane Magistrates' Court
Teesside Magistrates' Court
Telford Magistrates' Court
Thames Magistrates' Court
Torquay Magistrates' Court
Tower Bridge Magistrates' Court
Trafford Magistrates' Court
Truro Magistrates' Court

U - Magistrates' Courts

Uxbridge Magistrates' Court

V - Magistrates' Courts

Vale of Glamorgan Magistrates' Court

W - Maguistrates' Courts

Wakefield Magistrates' Court
Walsall Magistrates' Court
Waltham Forest Magistrates' Court
Warrington Magistrates' Court
Watford Magistrates' Court
Wellingborough Magistrates' Court
Welshpool Magistrates' Court
West Berkshire Magistrates' Court, Newbury
West Cumbria Court House
West London Magistrates' Court
West Somerset Magistrates' Court
Westminster Magistrates' Court (from 27 September 2011)
Wetherby Magistrates' Court
Weymouth Magistrates' Court
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court
Wimbledon Magistrates' Court
Wirral Magistrates' Court
Witham Magistrates' Court
Wolverhampton Magistrates' Court
Worcester Magistrates' Court
Worksop and Retford Magistrates' Courts
Worthing Magistrates' Court
Wrexham Magistrates' and County Courts

Y - Magistrates' Courts

York Magistrates' Court

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