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Road Safety Support Ltd (RSS Ltd) and the Police

  Nothing in the following article is meant to suggest that as defence lawyers we do not want the Crown Prosecution Service and the police to have equality of arms in relation to prosecuting motoring offences. We want all lawyers …

Posted in Motoring Law |

All Motoring Solicitors Are Not The Same

  There are many solicitors firms up and down the UK offering motoring law “expertise”, but do they all really offer you the same service? There are thousands of general practice solicitors, providing everything from conveyancing, probate and will writing …

Posted in Specialist Motoring Solicitors |

The Patterson Law ‘A’ Team Strikes Again!

  We are delighted when we receive feedback like this one. Here at Patterson Law we work hard to employ and retain the very best people and our results are a testament to their hard work and abilities. We are …

Posted in Patterson Law News |

South Yorkshire Safety Camera Partnership Issued S.172 Requests in the Name of Suspended Chief Constable

  Patterson Law Fighting to Overturn Conviction for Failing to Name Driver Requests for driver information under s.172 RTA 88 enable the police to compel people to provide identification evidence which the police don’t have, either by giving incriminating evidence …

Posted in Motoring Law |

Randox Drug Tests

Randox Testing Services (RTS) *** UPDATED MAY 2017 *** Two Men Arrested In Connection With Perverting The Course of Justice We are watching this investigation with interest. Randox (Manchester) have tested and continue to test a huge proportion of the …

Posted in Drug Driving |

UK Road Traffic Sentencing Guidelines Get Tougher on 24th April 2017

  Motoring Offence Penalties, Fines & Disqualifications Are Rising There are new sentencing guidelines coming into force on 24 April. The guidelines apply to all who are sentenced on or after 24 April 2017, regardless of the date of the …

Posted in Motoring Law |

Speed Deterrents or Speed Traps…..?

In January 2007 the Department for Transport issued guidelines for how and when speed cameras should be used, a large part of these guidelines discussed how visible the cameras should be. At the time of issue the guidelines stated that …

Posted in Speeding |

We Test Handheld Breathalyser Devices

Patterson Law’s “Scientific Experiment” in relation to over-the-counter breathalyser devices Parliament is debating reducing the legal drink drive limit so that it falls in line with European levels. The new proposed limit will be 22 µg in breath. At the …

Posted in Drinking & Driving |

Patterson Law Representing 24 Cases In One Day!

24 Cases Represented Across England In A Single Day While we are always busy, next Tuesday, the 9th June 2015 is going to be a busy one for Patterson Law. As a National road traffic law legal practice, it’s normal …

Posted in Patterson Law News |

Moving Home? Fail To Name Driver? Pitfalls

Failing to provide driver information carries the risk of six points and around a £7-£800 fine if convicted. A huge number of clients end up needing our services because they failed to keep their V5 up-to-date. Most people think that …

Posted in Motoring Law |