How to Reduce or Remove a Driving Ban

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How to Reduce or Remove a Driving Ban

If a person is disqualified from driving for a period of 3 years, they are able to appeal for an an early removal of the ban after serving 2 years of it. If the ban is for longer than 3 years, they are able to apply for the early removal when they have served more than half of their sentence. 

The application must be made to the court that imposed the ban. You're unable to apply for an early removal of a driving ban if the court made an order that a compulsory retest is taken, which is common following convictions for dangerous driving and other similar offences.

We regularly obtain the removal of clients driving bans, as long as there has been no additional offending since the date of the driving ban. The reason must be sufficiently compelling to convince the magistrates to authorise its removal. We regularly base appliations upon loss of employment, improved job prospects with a car, health or family reasons. If you are contemplating making an application to reduce your driving ban call us for a genuine assessment of your prospects of success. 

Recently we represented a client, Mr D, who was serving a 3 year driving ban due to being convicted of drink driving for a second time within a 10 year period. Since the date of the ban he had failed to secure any meaningful employment and had suffered real finacial hardship, with significant financial obligations and a young family to support. He had recently received a job offer, on the grounds that he got his driving removed.

Having served 2 of his 3 year sentence, we felt his case qualified as sufficiently compelling, and we took it to the magistrates court. We succesfully persuaded the magistrates that this was a suitable case for removing the ban, and our client is now back on the road and in full time employment. 

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