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.
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.
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
Being in charge of a vehicle when unfit due to drink or drugs
Where an individual deliberately withholds or provides misleading information
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
You are in an ever shrinking group of drivers. Keep the first penalty points off your driving licence
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.
One more slip and your driving licence is gone. You could face a 6 month driving disqualification
You are looking at a 6 month driving ban unless you come up with a convincing argument at Court.
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:
Any person hiring a Hackney Carriage must give their consent to being carried within the carriage and it is an offence to carry anyone else other than the hirer, without the consent of the hirer. This consent must be expressly given and without fear of or the perceived fear of duress.
No, there would not be a requirement for the Licensing Authority to issue a NIP for any offences that relate to carriage of someone without their consent or the carriage of anyone else without the express consent of the hirer.
Fine up to £250.00
Whether this was undertaken unknowingly or you were not aware that the driver had carried someone without their consent or carried another without the hirers consent, if you face a charge such as this we strongly advise you contact us, at the Motor Defence Team for advice, as a defence would be dependant on the facts of the case. Therefore it is critical that the full circumstances of your case are examined to ensure your case is properly prepared. If you face an allegation of allowing a person to drive a Hackney Carriage with a falsely obtained license, we advise you to contact us to take specialist legal advice.
Click the button above to request a callback from one of our team.
Call us on 0800 2800 912
Our office hours are 9:00am - 5:30pm Monday to Friday.
"Excellent service, very professional organisation. I would have no reason to suggest changes. The case was dealt with in a very professional manner." DSMore Testimonials
Legal matters are not simple. For help, call the experts at Motor Defence Solicitors on 0800 2800 912