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Are you facing a Drunk Driving charge Our specialist Drunk Driving Lawyers success rate is huge in defending Drunk Driving cases.

Robert Bimpson is wildly acknowledged to be an expert in the defence of Drunk Driving Charges. He has been dedicated to the defence of clients since 1989 and his wealth of experience will be used to personally ensure you receive the best advice and the best possible outcome to your case.

Drink Driving: The Law

A person is guilty of an offence if he drives or attempts to drive a motor vehicle on a road or other public place when the proportion of alcohol in his breath, blood or urine exceeds the prescribed limit. (Road Traffic Act 1988 S5(1)

The difference between drunk driving and attempting to drive depends upon whether or not the vehicle is put into motion.

Drink Driving Conviction

In order to be convicted of drunk driving, the prosecution must prove that the prescribed limit has been exceeded. The prescribed limit is 35 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. However in accordance with a Home Office Circular, the prosecution does not prosecute for drunk driving if the breath alcohol level is below 40 mgs. The prescribed alcohol level in blood is 80mg of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood and in urine is 107mg of alcohol in 100 millilitres of urine.

In order to achieve a conviction for drunk driving, the court has to be satisfied that all procedures have been followed correctly. Never forget that evidence can be challenged by a defendant who does not accept that he is guilty of drunk driving or that there has been a significant failure by the police when carrying out the investigation. The courts have held that any failure by a police officer to adhere to strict procedures when obtaining samples can be fatal to a prosecution for drunk driving.

Free Drink Driving Consultation

The initial consultation is FREE to let you know exactly how to deal with your case and ensure the best possible outcome.

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!!! Contact us today.

Drink Driving Penalty

The penalty for Drunk Driving a motor vehicle or attempting to do so is an obligatory Driving Ban for a minimum 12months and a fine of up to £5000. The court also has the power to imprison a defendant for up to 6 months.

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Careless Driving

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

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Drink Driving Lawyer

Robert Bimpson is widely acknowledged to be an expert in the defence of drink driving charges. He has been dedicated to the defence of clients since 1989 and his wealth of experience will be used to personally ensure you receive the best advice and the best possible outcome to your case.

Our success rate in either avoiding or greatly reducing a driving ban is huge.

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Driving Bans

Wherever, following a conviction under the Road Traffic Act, there is a penalty of an obligatory endorsement of penalty points or an obligatory disqualification we may be able to avoid this for you, if we can establish ‘special reasons’.

The law has very clearly stated what amounts to ‘special reasons’ and this often causes confusion in the mind of the lay person.  We advise that you contact us as soon as you are aware of a prosecution in order that the issue of ‘special reasons’ can be discussed.
In order to establish ‘special reasons’ for not endorsing a licence or not disqualifying it will usually be essential to call evidence to satisfy the court of this.

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Failing to Identify Driver

The Road Traffic Act imposes a strict duty upon defendants to disclose the identity of drivers in these situations.  If you face a prosecution for failure to disclose the identity of the driver, you should contact us immediately.  We recommend that you speak to us prior to signing any documents and you should do this as soon as you receive them.
Just because the law seems onerous and puts strict duties upon people, do not assume that there are no defences to failure to disclose the identity of the driver of a motor vehicle.  There are, and success may well depend upon the speed with which you act when you are prosecuted.  Contact us immediately.

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Failure to Stop

In a prosecution for failure to stop we advise that you contact us immediately.  There is a strict duty upon motorists to stop and provide information, to people who reasonably request it, after an accident involving damage to property or injury to a person.
 
It is important to note that you can be guilty of failure to stop even if the accident is no fault of yours.
 
As with lot of road traffic offences, failing to stop is widely defined.  It does not have to involve a motor vehicle as the Act refers to mechanically propelled vehicle.  The definition of ‘accident’ tends to be regarded in a common sense way.  Any ‘injury’ to a person does not have to be physical injury and can even include nervous shock.

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Refusing Roadside Breath Test

You can only be convicted of failing to cooperate with a preliminary test if you do so without ‘reasonable excuse.’  Such an offence can cover several situations where a person has not cooperated with a preliminary test, but usually relate to a defendant being physically or mentally incapable of providing it or to so would entail a substantial risk to his health.  The inability to cooperate with a preliminary test, if caused by drink or drugs will not be a defence. If you face prosecution for this traffic offence you need a specialist drink drive lawyer to best represent your interests.

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Speeding Ticket

Do not assume that photographic or police evidence cannot be challenged. It can. If you believe that any evidence is wrong, you should contact us immediately.  To secure a conviction, the court has to be sure as to the accuracy of any evidence, that you were speeding. If this evidence fails to meet the required standards, we will argue before the court that there should be no conviction. If the court agrees with the argument you may well avoid a driving ban.

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Using a Mobile Phone Whilst Driving

Most offences will be dealt with by way of three penalty points and £60 Fixed Penalty Notice. If you got caught using a mobile phone whilst driving a bus or any heavy goods vehicle the matter could proceed to a Court hearing and you could be fined up to £2,500.

 

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Hit and Run Law UK

In a prosecution for failure to stop we advise that you contact us immediately.  There is a strict duty upon motorists to stop and provide information, to people who reasonably request it, after an accident involving damage to property or injury to a person.
It is important to note that you can be guilty of failure to stop even if the accident is no fault of yours. 
As with lot of road traffic offences, failing to stop is widely defined.  It does not have to involve a motor vehicle as the Act refers to mechanically propelled vehicle.  The definition of ‘accident’ tends to be regarded in a common sense way.  Any ‘injury’ to a person does not have to be physical injury and can even include nervous shock.

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  • 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.

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

Tel: 0800 195 6567
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