Careless Driver Avoids Disqualification
Motoring lawyer Laura Newton represented a driver before the Magistrates’ Court, facing a charge of careless driving. The driver had been witnessed by police aggressively weaving in and out of traffic and travelling at excess speed. The case had begun in the Single Justice Procedure Court but adjourned as the Court was considering disqualification. At Court, Laura Newton put forward mitigation on behalf of the defendant including his reliance on his licence. The Court took a step back from disqualification and imposed the minimum 3 points and £60 fine.
Case DetailsCase Name: Careless Driver Avoids Disqualification
Case Date: September 2021
Case Type (info): Magistrates Court