Mobile Phone Offences

Since 2003 is has been an offence to use a mobile phone whilst driving. Usually you will be given 3 penalty points and a £100.00 fixed penalty notice if you are caught using a mobile phone whilst driving. If your offence is taken to court then you could be fined up to £2,500.

If you were not using a mobile phone and have been charged with this offence, then contact a solicitor who will be able to help you prepare your defence and can arrange for representation at court. If your defence is successful then you are likely to have your legal costs paid by the court.

If you have caused an accident whilst using a mobile phone then you may be prosecuted for driving without due care and attention or dangerous driving in order to ensure you receive a more severe punishment.

here are 2 exemptions from the law, which is if you had to dial 999 or 112 in an unavoidable emergency and there are exemption for use of 2-way radios.

Please use our find a solicitor page to find a solicitor in your area.

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.