Speeding Cases

Our solicitors acted for “D” in relation to speeding, Mr D had been followed by a police officer and used the average speed method, and his speedometer to calculate the speed. We were successful in showing to the court that the speed was incorrect and the police officer had not followed the relevant guidelines. The case against the client was dismissed, and he kept his driving licence.

Our Solicitors acted for “T” In relation to a speeding matter. The client had been followed by an unmarked police car, and summoned to attend court for travelling in excess speed of 120 MPH. We were successful in establishing that the correct procedures were not adopted by the police officer in respects of calculating the speed. The matter against the client was discontinued. The client received costs for defending the case.

Our Solicitors acted for “V”, in relation to a speeding matter. The client had received a notice of intended prosecution. The client was adamant that he was not speeding, we advised the client to plead not guilty. During the trial we were successful in establishing that the signage on the particular road was defective, the client was found not guilty. The client received his costs for defending the case in Court.

Our solicitors acted for “R” he was stopped by police officer, who used his speedometer to calculate the speed. The client accepted he was travelling above the limit, but denied the speed the officer had stated in his statement. We negotiated with the prosecution, and reached an agreement with them in respects of acceptable speed. The client received the equivalent of a fixed penalty fine, and 3 points. Prior to our involvement “R” was looking at a disqualification.