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Another Driver Avoids Disqualification for Totting after Successful Exceptional Hardship Argument

Barrister Helen Newbold represented this driver who was facing two speeding offences whilst already having 6 points on her licence for an offence with a mobile phone; the potential sentence was a 6-month disqualification for “totting”. Having mitigated on the offences themselves Helen Newbold then successfully made an application for exceptional hardship based on work and family circumstances. After considering the specifics of the application made the Magistrates’ imposed a lower level fine than anticipated and the driver remained on the road despite having 12 points on her licence.

Case Details

Case Name: Another Driver Avoids Disqualification for Totting after Successful Exceptional Hardship Argument
Case Date: April 2021
Case Type (info): Magistrates Court

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