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Careless Driving Offence

Are you facing a Careless Driving Offence? Traffic Lawyer 4 U are experts in carless driving offences and can help you with your case.

Remember, if any potential prosecution is to be defended successfully, the sooner work begins on your defence the better. Do not be tempted to forget about it and hope it will go away, it won’t.

It is an offence to drive a mechanically propelled vehicle on a road or other public place without due care and attention. (Road Traffic Act 1988 s3)

Careless Driving has a very wide definition. The driver does not have to be driving a motor vehicle but any mechanically propelled vehicle and the offence can take place not only on public roads but any other place to which the public has access.

What is the charge for Careless Driving?

The maximum penalties following a conviction for careless driving are a fine, obligatory penalty points of between 3 – 9 and the court has a power to disqualify at its discretion. It is our job firstly to secure an acquittal if possible and, if not, to ensure that any penalty imposed is kept to the absolute minimum.

Defence for your Carless Driving Offence

A thorough examination of the facts by an expert may reveal a defence to careless driving. For example there may be circumstances where a person was under some kind of threat or fear that caused him to drive in the way that he did. With a skilled advocate this could amount to the defence of duress, which would avoid a conviction for careless driving.

A driver may lose control of a vehicle due to malfunction of the vehicle. Usually to avoid a conviction for careless driving, an expert engineer would be called by us, on your behalf. This again could avoid conviction for careless driving.

As dedicated defence lawyers we will not shy away from questioning, exposing and exploiting any weakness in a prosecution case against any of our clients who face an allegation of careless driving.

Facing a Careless Driving Offence? Contact us today

If you are facing a Careless Driving Charge contact our specialist lawyers today. Call us on 0800 195 6567 or fill out our confidential online enquiry form and we’ll get back to you.

 

FAQ - What will be the cost of my representation at Court?

At Trafficlawyer4u Solicitors, we deal with every case for a fixed fee. The fee quoted will be guaranteed not to change.

The fee will cover every aspect of the case including advice, preparation and representation at Court.  There are no hidden extras and the fee will not rise.  You will be advised of the fee at the start of the case so you know exactly what the case will cost you. Contact us today.


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Careless Driving

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Driving Bans

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Failing to Identify Driver

If you face a prosecution for failure to disclose the identity of the driver, you should contact us immediately, prior to signing any documents.

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Failure to Stop

It is important to note that you can be guilty of failure to stop even if the accident is no fault of yours. You must stop and provide information.

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Refusing Roadside Breath Test

This offence covers situations where a person has not cooperated with a preliminary test, usually due to a defendant being physically incapable.

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Charged with using a Mobile Phone Whilst Driving?

The charge you face depends on your individual circumstances, but our representation will always help you to keep any sentence to a minimum.

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Hit and Run Law UK

Despite being a serious offence, do not think there are no ways to mount a defence. However, if we are to do so successfully, you must contact us.

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Why Choose Us?

  • Free initial consultation with a solicitor. You will only ever be advised by a solicitor or barrister.

  • No hidden fees or increased costs. Cost is agreed in advance and will not change.

  • Expert traffic solicitor with over 20 years experience defending the motorist in England and Wales.

  • High success rate. We can get the best possible outcome for you.

 
 
Contact Us

Traffic Lawyer 4 U Limited
60-66 Wellington Road,
Ashton-Under-Lyne,
Tameside,
OL6 6DE

Tel: 0800 195 6567
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