Construction & Use charges at Lochgilphead JP Court. Our client faced a number of charges relating to defects with a trailer he was towing and the condition of his motor vehicle. He was also charged with careless driving which he accepted. Following discussions with the Crown the remaining charges were dropped and our client received the minimum penalty and avoided disqualification.
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
Construction & Use and Insurance Case at Edinburgh JP Court. Our client operates a business and was charged with causing and permitting another person to drive his HGV with a invalid licence and no insurance. He was also charged with offences under Construction and Use Regulations relating to defective brakes, steering and trailer equipment. He had 9 live points and was facing disqualification under totting-up provisions. He denied all charges and following an evidential hearing the prosecution accepted his pleas of not guilty to all charges.
Excessive speeding offence at Dumfries JP Court. The client’s licence and job were in jeopardy having been charged with driving at a speed in excess of 100mph on the M74. Following representations, the Court refrained from disqualification and imposed points and a fine.
Traffic Light Offence at Glasgow JP Court. The client was charged with running a red light. He was stopped by the police. He denied the charge and was acquitted after trial and found not guilty.
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