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Case Results: Careless Driving Allegations

You can review some of our previous and recent careless driving case results below:

Careless Driving x2, Fort William, 21 March 2018, Not Guilty x2

Careless Driving x2, Fort William, 21 March 2018, Not Guilty x2 Our client was a haulier and faced 2 careless driving charges for driving an abnormal load without an escort vehicle. The alleged offences occurred within 4 days of each other, with the same vehicle and the same abnormal load so things did not look […]

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Careless Driving, Edinburgh, 13 October 2017, Case Not Called

Careless Driving, Edinburgh, 13 October 2017, Case Not Called Our client was a motorcyclist. he was being prosecuted for driving without due care and attention (Road Traffic Act 1988, section 3). The basis of the allegation was that he attempted to overtake at a junction while another vehicle was turning right. He had to take […]

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Stranraer, 5 October 2017, Case Not Called

Careless driving, Stranraer, 5 October 2017, Case Not Called Our client in this case was a haulier. The basis of the charge was that he was straddling the carriageway. He then forced an oncoming vehicle off the carriageway. Our client’s position was that the other driver negotiated a corner far too fast and […]

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Dumfries Sheriff Court, 12 May 2017, Not Guilty

Case heard in Dumfries, 12 May 2017, Not Proven Our client was a motorcyclist, charged with careless driving and prosecuted at Dumfries Sheriff Court. The circumstances were that our client moved out to overtake a tractor at a junction. The tractor proceeded to turn right at the junction, cut across our client and there was a […]

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Careless Driving, Glasgow, 6 February 2017, case not called

Careless Driving, Glasgow, 6 February 2017, case not called This was an allegation of careless driving (full title – driving without due care and attention or reasonable consideration for other road users) and it called at Glasgow Justice of the Peace Court. On review of the case papers, we quickly identified a crucial flaw in […]

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 Glasgow JP Case, Case Deserted, 21 December 2016

Careless Driving, Glasgow, Case Deserted, 21 December 2016 Our client was charged with careless driving for an incident in 2015. There was also an additional charge under section 170 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 for failing to report an accident to the police. The allegation was that our client overtook on chevrons on an […]

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Careless driving, Dunoon, October 2016

Dunoon matter, October 2016 Our client was prosecuted for careless driving. He had actually contacted us shortly after being stopped by the police and we therefore were well aware of the circumstances of the case weeks before he received a citation for court. This meant we could hit the ground running and it is […]

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Hamilton Justice of the Peace Court, June 2016

Careless driving Hamilton JP, June 2016 Our client was charged with careless driving. The case was settled at a legal debate. The only issue was whether the case against our client was timebarred. The situation was complex. Our client’s position was that he had never received case papers. When the case called in court, it […]

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Careless Driving case at Paisley Justice of the Peace Court

Careless Driving case at Paisley Justice of the Peace Court. Crown conceded that they had evidential problems that could not be remedied and therefore deserted the case against our much relieved client Call On 0333 256 4239 Trustpilot

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Paisley Justice of the Peace Court

Careless Driving – Paisley Justice of the Peace Court – outcome Crown accepted that they not prove case after discussions with the defence, case therefore not called and client acquitted

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Careless driving at Glasgow Justice of the Peace Court

Careless driving at Glasgow Justice of the Peace Court – The case outcome resulted in 4 penalty points and £245 fine which both our fofice, and the client, considered to be an excellent result.

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