Careless Driving / Driving Without Due Care and Attention

Careless driving is sometimes also known as driving without due care and attention. You can only be convicted of this offence if the prosecution can prove that your standard of driving was less that what is expected of a careful and competent driver and That you did not show reasonable consideration for other pedestrians and vehicles on the road.

If you have been charged with careless driving then you should expect to receive between 3-9 penalty points and in some circumstances you may receive a driving ban. A careless driving offence will also affect the amount you pay for your insurance.

If you have been charged with careless driving / driving without due care and attention then you should take legal advice as soon as possible.

Drink Driving Offence

You can re apply for your driving license only once your driving ban has ended. If you apply any sooner you might have to wait even longer before you can drive again

If this it is your first conviction most insurers will ask if you have any convictions in the last 5 years. But the convictin will stay on your record with the DVLA for over 10 years

Yes. Only a uniformed constable can stop you, they must have goon reason to suspect you have been driving, attempting to drive, or in charge of a vehicle with alcohol in your body or you've committed a motoring offence.

Careless Driving

Careless diriving is when your standard of driving is considered to be below what is expected of a reasonable and prudent driver. You do not have to be driving a motor vehicle to be charged with this offence, you can be driving any mechanically propelled motor vehicle. The driving offence does not have to take place on a public road either, the offence can be committed on any place which the public have access.

It is possible depending on how serious your offence is. You can lose between 3 - 9 points on your license and recieve up to a �2,500 fine. It is always best be represented in court to help avoid losing your license.

It is not compulsory to have a solicitor, but highly advisable to seek some kind of legal advice. If you have a defence a solicitor can help fight your corner.