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:

Crown Court Summons

The more serious road traffic offences are usually handled in the Crown Court. The list below contains all of the Crown Courts in England & Wales.

Crown Courts in England & Wales

Aylesbury Crown Court
Barnstaple Crown Court
Birmingham Crown Court
Blackfriars Crown Court
Bournemouth Crown Court
Bristol Crown Court
Bury St Edmunds Crown Court
Caernarfon Crown Court
Cambridge Crown Court
Cardiff Crown Court
Carmarthen Crown Court
Central Criminal Court
Chelmsford Crown Court
Chester Crown Court
Chester Probate Sub-Registry
Croydon Crown Court
Dolgellau Crown Court
Doncaster Crown Court
Dorchester Crown Court
Durham Crown Court
Gloucester Crown Court
Guildford Crown Court
Harrow Crown Court
Hereford Crown Court
Hove Trial Centre
Inner London Crown Court
Ipswich Crown Court
Isleworth Crown Court
King's Lynn Crown Court
Kingston-upon-Thames Crown Court
Knutsford Crown Court
Lancaster Crown Court
Leicester Crown Court
Lincoln Crown Court
Liverpool Crown Court
Luton Crown Court
Manchester Crown Court (Crown Square)
Manchester Crown Court (Minshull St)
Mold Crown Court
Newport (South Wales) Crown Court
Nottingham Crown Court
Preston Crown Court (Sessions House)
Reading Crown Court
Shrewsbury Crown Court
Snaresbrook Crown Court
Southend Crown Court
Southwark Crown Court
St. Albans Crown Court
Swansea Crown Court
Taunton Crown Court
Truro Crown Court
Welshpool Crown Court
Wood Green Crown Court
Woolwich Crown Court
York Crown Court

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