Motoring Law

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In just 3 days at Patterson Law, 12 of our cases have either been discontinued by the prosecution before trial or dropped by the police before Court proceedings have even started. Graham Brown had 2 cases discontinued by the prosecution, one allegation of driving a vehicle with excess drugs and the other a speeding offence. […]

UK Courts Remain Open In Tier 4 Restrictions During the lockdown attending Court is listed as an exception to the Stay at Home rule. Courts remain open and operating as normal. to provide emergency assistance, and to avoid injury or illness, or to escape risk of harm (including domestic abuse) to see someone who is […]

Penalty points reduced from 12 to 6 at a Crown Court appeal after being previously disqualified for six months without representation in the magistrates court.  Judge agreed that the offences occurred on the same occasion and the risk of totting ban removed altogether,  no need for an exceptional hardship argument

  Application to lift your disqualification early – Keyworkers may be given priority hearings Are you or someone you know a Keyworker who has been disqualified from driving for more than 2 years? Are you desperate to get your driving licence back to do your part during the Coronavirus crisis? Call us for FREE legal […]

  Covid-19, Alcohol Based Hand Sanitisers and Drink Driving Cases Alcohol based hand sanitisers can affect drink driving breath and blood tests. We have recently been dealing with an enquiry where the level of alcohol knowingly consumed could not have generated the reading that was generated during a breathalyser test. Clearly there are three possible […]

Police Station representations successful at fourth attempt.  Case dropped by the police, no further action.  No need for court proceedings.  Jason Rosser tenacious as ever in getting the best possible results on behalf of clients.

  Have you been denied the opportunity to do a speed awareness course / driver improvement course / drink driver rehabilitation course as a result of the Coronavirus? We are receiving multiple emails / phone calls every day in relation to people who would have been offered the opportunity to do a speed awareness course […]