driving through a red light, going through a no entry sign or overtaking on double or single solid white lines
Fine up to £1,000, 3 penalty points and discretionary disqualification from driving
There are many defences but are often dependent on identifying relevant facts and knowledge of the law
This offence covers many different scenarios from driving through a red light or going through a no entry sign to overtaking on double or single solid white lines. If you are accused of driving on hatched areas this will also come under this offence. Many of the offences can also overlap with careless driving. Any decision on the appropriate charge would depend on how bad the driving was at the time.
Yes, there is a requirement for an NIP for failing to comply with traffic signs unless one of the exceptions apply. Please go to our NIP guide for further information.
For these offences there are many possible defences including being pushed into a position where you are in contravention of the traffic sign. For red lights that are stuck on red, that may be a defence that you can rely on. Successfully relying on a defence is often dependent on identifying relevant facts, knowledge of the law and expertly putting evidence to the Court. We recommend you seek legal advice if facing this charge from our team of motoring experts. They will assess your case, advise on defences that may be available and represent you at Court.
Fine up to £1,000, 3 penalty points and discretionary disqualification from driving.
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