Category: Motoring

Dangerous Driving: Defending a Charge!

Dangerous Driving: Defending a Charge!

A conviction for dangerous driving can result in penalty points, a fine, possible disqualification from driving and imprisonment, depending on the severity and circumstances of the offence. The Road Traffic Act, the Road Traffic...

Seat Belt Law Explained

Seat Belt Law Explained

Under the Motor Vehicles (Wearing of Seat Belts) Regulations 1993, the seat belt law states that anyone travelling in a car or other road vehicle must wear a seat belt, with the enforcement of...

Driving Licence Expired? (What are the penalties?)

Driving Licence Expired? (What are the penalties?)

As a UK motorist, you must by law ensure your driving licence is valid. If your driving licence has expired, you could be liable for a fine of up to £1,000. New driving licences...

Drink Driving Penalties First Offence

Drink Driving Penalties First Offence

Drink driving is a serious criminal offence that can lead to a driving ban, a fine and a criminal record, to name but a few of the possible consequences. As a first-time offender, it...

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Defending a Charge of Careless Driving

Careless driving is defined as the act of driving a vehicle on a road without due care and attention or without consideration for other persons on or around that road. The penalties for careless...