Speeding Case at Falkirk JP Court. Our client was charged with speeding on the M80. The speed was captured by a mobile camera van. Our client depended on his licence and did not want any penalty points on his licence. The case was continued and adjourned on a number of occasions. Ultimately it proceed to trial, but shortly after starting the Crown conceded that a technical issues raised by Mr Sellar could not be remedied . In these circumstances the case was deserted and our client was acquired.
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
- Failing to Stop & Report
- Careless Driving
- Failure to Provide Driver Details
- 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
Speeding on M74 case at Lanark JP Court. The range of points that can be imposed on a driving licence for speeding is between 3 and 6. Where the speed is excessive a period of disqualification will be imposed. Our client was recorded speeding at over 100 mph on the M74 near the turnoff for Lanark. Following our advice and representations at court the matter was ultimately dealt with by way of penalty points and our client avoided disqualification.
Speeding on the A75 at Dumfries JP Court. Our client was charged with speeding on the A75 between Dumfries and Castle Douglas. He pled guilty by letter and was told by the court that he faced disqualification due to the high speed. His job was in jeopardy and he instructed us to represent him at court. Following representations at court disqualification was avoided when penalty points were imposed.
Speeding case at Aberdeen Sheriff Court. Speeds in excess of 100mph frequently result in disqualification. The client was charged with speeding at over 100mph on the A96. Expert advice was instrumental in avoiding a ban.
Speeding Case at Dunfermline JP Court. Where the level of speed is excessive a period of disqualification wan be imposed. Our client was charged with driving at over double the speed limit. Disqualification was avoided and the case was dealt with by way of penalty points.
Speeding on M8 case at Paisley JP Court. Our client was charged with speeding at 78mph on a part of the M8 which was restricted to a speed limit of 50mph. We immediately suspected that there was a problem with the Crown case because the proceedings had not been raised within the 6 month time limit. Our suspicions were correct and the case was closed with no further action being taken against our client.
Speeding case on the M74 at Dumfries JP Court. Speeding cases usually attract between 3 and 6 penalty points. However, where the speed is excessive the court can impose a period of disqualification. Our clint was facing disqualification due to the high speed that the police claimed he was travelling at on the M74 near Moffat. We presented information which allowed the Crown to lower the original speed. This amendment removed the possibility of disqualification and our client kept his driving licence when the court simply imposed penalty points.
Speeding case on the M74 at Lanark JP Court. Speeding cases usually attract between 3 and 6 penalty points. However, where the speed is excessive the court can impose a period of disqualification. Our clint was facing disqualification due to the high speed that the police claimed he was travelling at on the M74 near Lanark. We presented information which allowed the Crown to lower the original speed. This amendment removed the possibility of disqualification and our client kept his driving licence when the court simply imposed penalty points.
Speeding Case at Coatbridge JP Court. Our clients speed had been recorded on a Unipar SL 700 Speed Detection Device. He faced disqualification due to the high speed. We were able to persuade the Crown to accept that his speed was lower than that recorded by the police. The charge was changed to a lower speed and the client avoided disqualification.
Speeding Case at Glasgow JP Court. Our client works as a taxi driver and his driving licence is clearly essential to his employment. He had been charged with speeding, but the case took something to come before the court. We identified a preliminary issue which related to service of his court papers and time-bar of the court proceedings. The issue proceeded to a evidential debate at court. The court upheld our argument and dismissed the case.
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