Conor Johnstone

Conor is a specialist motoring defence solicitor. He is known for his extensive knowledge of drink & drug driving cases.

Conor has written 26 posts

Drug Driving and Hay Fever (Antihistamine)

Attention Hay-fever sufferers Since the introduction of the new drug driving laws, the number of motorists charged with drug driving has increased by around 140%. Naturally, one would assume that those charged with this serious offence have taken illegal drugs. But this is

How Do I Stop A Totting Up Driving Ban?

If you’ve been caught speeding one too many times, then you may be left asking yourself: ‘can I stop a totting up driving ban?’. These are issued when you accrue 12 or more penalty points on your licence in a three-year period – usually after three to four minor driving offences.

Careless Driving: Everything You Need To Know | Free Legal Advice

Penalties for careless driving can range from 3 penalty points to a driving disqualification. In more serious cases, where personal injury is caused, a person can go to prison for driving carelessly. Careless driving is defined as driving which falls below the standard of a competent driver.

Consequences Of Losing Your Licence

When a driving offence is severe enough to result in losing your licence, the consequences might not end there. Depending on the severity of the cause, you could be looking at fines, a criminal record or even prison time. At the very least, your insurance cost will shoot up and your job security may

Three Ways to Avoid a Drink Driving Ban | Free Legal Advice

Video Transcript The purpose of this video is to discuss the three most common ways to avoid a drink driving disqualification. If you have been charged with drink driving, it is a very serious offence, it is a criminal conviction, and it is always in your interests to consider the options open to…