Driver defence

Received a notice of intended prosecution? Don't delay in submitting your driver's details.

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The High Court has reiterated that it will not be a defence for a person accused of 'failing to supply the police with driver details' to argue that they left the completed form nominating the driver with someone else for them to post. More …

BBC News: Thousands of UK motorists can drive with over 12 points

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Blake Morgan senior associate and driver defence expert Tim Williamson features in BBC News discussing punishment in such situations, and what motorists need to be aware of if they reach 12 points. More …

New precautions to stop drug driving

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New precautions to stop driving driving More …

Criminal courts charge to be scrapped before Christmas

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Justice Secretary and Lord Chancellor Michael Gove has announced that the Ministry of Justice is scrapping the controversial criminal courts charge introduced earlier this year, as of 24 December. More …

How wealthy do you have to be before you can afford to plead Not Guilty?

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The new Criminal Court Charge – How wealthy do you have to be to plead not guilty? More …

New offence of 'Drug Driving' to come into force on 2nd March 2015

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Motorists are reminded that the new offence of "drug driving" will come into force on 2 March 2015. More …

Motoring records to go online

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Motorists will have seen in the press recently that driving records will be going online from mid 2015. More …

Young drivers could face night time driving curfew (and other restrictions) to reduce accidents

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Young motorists should be aware of recent talks held between the Department for Transport and the Association of British Insurers (ABI), which focused on ways of reducing firstly the number of accidents that young drivers aged between 17 and 24 years have whilst driving on our roads and secondly the insurance premiums that they have to pay for the privilege of being able to drive. More …

Thames Valley police arrests 278 motorists on suspicion of drink driving in December 2012

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There has been wide spread media coverage recently of the number of motorists arrested on suspicion of drink driving in the Thames Valley in December 2012. More …