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Totter with 12 Penalty Points Avoids Disqualification with Exceptional Hardship Application

Millicent Dooher, barrister, represented this driver at an exceptional hardship hearing before the Magistrates. This driver had accrued 12 penalty points following 4 speeding offences and risked being a ‘totter’ with a mandatory 6 month disqualification. Millicent was able to persuade the Magistrates to find exceptional hardship in this instance and impose no period of disqualification. The Magistrates’ were persuaded in this instance particularly due to this driver’s work in the agricultural sector.

Case Details

Case Name: Totter with 12 Penalty Points Avoids Disqualification with Exceptional Hardship Application
Case Date: August 2021
Case Type (info): Magistrates Court

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