Speeding on A75 and Exceptional Hardship Case at Dumfries JP Court. Our client is a HGV driver. He had pled guilty to speeding on the A75 near Castle Douglas. He had 9 live points on his licence and was facing disqualification under the totting-up procedures. He sought our help and we arranged for an Exceptional Hardship Proof to be fixed on the basis that the loss of his licence would cause exceptional hardship to himself and his family. After supporting documentation had been obtained, together with other materials the matter proceeded to a court hearing. The application was successful and the client avoided a ban.
Dominic Sellar has appeared in thousands of cases. What follows is a selection of cases that reflects his experience in the area of road traffic law. Although personal details have been omitted each case is verifiable. Most of the cases arose during Dominic Sellar’s employment with another firm.
- Dangerous Driving Offences: Bans & Penalties
- Failing to Stop & Report
- Careless Driving
- Failure to Provide Driver Details
- Speeding Offences: Bans & Fines
- Notice of Intended Prosecution (NIP)
- Mobile Phone
- Driving whilst Disqualified
- Driving without Insurance
- Removal of Disqualification
- Drink Driving
- Penalty Points & Totting-Up
- Failing to Provide Specimens
- Exceptional Hardship
- Drunk in Charge
- Special Reasons
- Drug Driving
- New Drivers
- Traffic Lights
- Vehicle Defects
- HGV Drivers & Operators
Exceptional Hardship Proof at Hamilton JP Court. Having pled guilty to speeding the client, who worked as a taxi driver, was facing disqualification under totting-up provisions. His application for Exceptional Hardship was successful due to the impact the loss of his licence would have on his family.
Exceptional Hardship case at Dumfries JP Court. Client was on 9 points and faced disqualification. He pled guilty to driving at excessive speed on M74. His licence was endorsed with 5 points, but the court made a finding of Exceptional Hardship and did not disqualify him despite the fact that he now had 14 points.
Mobile Phone & Seat Belt offences at Coatbridge JP Court. The client pled guilty to using a mobile phone while driving and not guilty to the other offence. He had 9 live points and his job depended on his ability to drive. As he was facing disqualification under totting-up procedure we arranged for an Exceptional Hardship Proof to be fixed. Following evidence the application for Exceptional Hardship was established. The Court imposed a further 3 points but did not disqualify on the basis that loss of his licence would cause Exceptional Hardship.
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