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:
Being good at many things is not the same as being expert at one. At Motor Defence Solicitors we are all qualified lawyers that have devoted all of our professional expertise to road traffic matters. Being able to concentrate our activities solely on one area of law means that we are able to keep up to date with any new developments in the law, current cases and techniques. A general lawyer may be able to advise you on the basic road traffic offences, but they may not be able to advise you on the finer details that are developing thick and fast in this area.
Without expert help you are unlikely to know if the police have properly served notice of an intended prosecution on you, complied with the requirements for using speed cameras or whether they have sufficient evidence to prove their case against you.
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In the last few years with the development of new Government initiatives many motorists find themselves at odds with the law. With the current system of accumulated points this can make it very easy to lose your licence in one day. Many people drive for a living and should your points build up you may find that you are in danger of losing your job.
Don't listen to the man down the pub. Pay no attention to his friend who 'got away with it.' Frankly, it is best that you receive expert advice as soon as possible. We can help you in any matter to do with road traffic law and we know how to get results. We will not help you dodge the law but we will defend you by using a combination of outstanding procedural knowledge and second to none levels of experience in this field.
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