Driver defence

Campaign for new cycling laws

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Criminal and regulatory lawyer, Tim Williamson, Comments on the case of a former courier who knocked down and killed a mother-of-two while riding an illegal Olympic-style racing bike. More …

Lawyers call for Government campaign on dangers of text driving

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Lawyers at Blake Morgan have welcomed the stricter laws, which double the previous sanctions and will mean motorists using a phone while driving will now receive six points on their licence and a £200 fine. More …

E-cigarettes make car smoke ban difficult to enforce warns Motoring Law specialist

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The growing popularity of electronic cigarettes will make new regulations which ban smoking in cars carrying children “very difficult” for police to enforce, a motoring law specialist has warned. More …

New court charges “unfair” to less well-off drivers

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New rules that require drivers convicted of motoring offences to pay expensive court costs could mean only the wealthy can afford to plead not guilty, a motoring law expert today warned. More …