Will you go to jail for drink driving? Prison is every person's worst nightmare. If you've been charged with drink driving you may be wondering if the chance of prison is realistic. This blog aims to answer some of the most common questions about drink driving prison sentences.
Conor is a specialist motoring defence solicitor. He is known for his extensive knowledge of drink & drug driving cases.
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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
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.
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.
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
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…