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Case Results Mobile Phone Use

Driving while using mobile phone, Glasgow, 26 June 2018, case dismissed

Driving while using mobile phone, Glasgow, 26 June 2018, case dismissed Driving while using a mobile phone now carries 6 penalty points. Our client was therefore justifiably concerned when he came to see us after being mistakenly accused by the police of using his phone while driving on the M8. In this case our client […]

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Driving while using a mobile phone, Peterhead, 16 January 2018, Not Guilty

Driving while using a mobile phone, Peterhead, 16 January 2018, Not Guilty This case called for trial at Peterhead Justice of the Peace Court. The police evidence was standard fare for this type of case. The police had taken up a position adjacent to the roadside which afforded them – they claimed – an excellent […]

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Driving while using mobile phone, Edinburgh, 2 June 2017, Not Guilty

Driving while using mobile phone, Edinburgh, 2 June 2017, Not Guilty This case called for trial on the 2nd of June 2017 at Edinburgh Justice of the Peace Court. It sticks in the memory for having some of the worst police evidence we have ever heard at a trial. We had been precluded from carrying […]

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Driving while using mobile phone, Livingston, 13 April 2017, Not Guilty

Driving while using mobile phone, Livingston, 13 April 2017, Not Guilty This case called for trial at Livingston Justice of the Peace Court on 13 April 2017. The police position was that our client was speaking on the phone, holding it in his right hand to his right ear and talking into it. The police […]

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Driving while using mobile phone, Glasgow, 10 March 2017, Not Called

Driving while using mobile phone, Glasgow, 10 March 2017, Not Called This case called for trial on 10 March 2017. It was at a time when driving while using a mobile phone still attracted 3 points rather than the stiffer 6 imposed nowadays. However as our client had 9 live points on his driving licence […]

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Driving while using mobile phone – Dunfermline JP – 10 November

The case against our client was dropped when the Crown agreed that the police evidence was flawed. Call On 0333 256 4239 Trustpilot

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Driving while using mobile phone – Kilmarnock JP – 18 September 2016

Our client was acquitted after a video reconstruction highlighted the evidential shortcomings of the police evidence. In our experience, the police often ‘hide’ while trying to spot mobile phone devices. While morally questionable, there is nothing illegal in doing so. On many occasions, however, the police place concealment above securing reliable evidence. It is crucial […]

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Driving while using mobile phone – Paisley JP – 9 September 2015

Our client was charged with driving while using his mobile phone. The Crown led evidence of two police officers who claimed they saw our client driving in the opposite direction while speaking on his phone. This was an difficult case but, after cross-examination, the court was not persuaded that the police officers could be relied […]

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Driving while using mobile phone, Glasgow JP Court, 17 August 2015

Driving while using mobile phone, Glasgow JP Court, 17 August 2015 Our client was charged with driving while using his mobile phone. The police officers contended that they saw the phone in our client’s hand and that his thumb was moving over the screen. They thereafter gave evidence that our client purportedly told them under […]

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Driving while using mobile phone, Hamilton, 6 July 2015

Driving while using mobile phone, Hamilton, 6 July 2015 Our client was accused of driving while using his mobile phone. A key piece of evidence against him was a purported admission from him to the police. Our client denied making the admission. We objected to the evidence being led on the basis that our client […]

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Using mobile whilst driving – Glasgow Justice of the Peace Court

Using mobile whilst driving – Glasgow Justice of the Peace Court – Outcome client found not guilty after trial

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Mobile Phone Use whilst driving at Inverness Justice of the Peace Court

Mobile Phone Use whilst driving at Inverness Justice of the Peace Court – Outcome client found not guilty after trial.

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Mobile phone case at Dumbarton Justice of the Peace Court

Mobile phone case at Dumbarton Justice of the Peace Court – outcome Case deserted simpliciter

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