A Solicitor who specialises in motoring offences has said that there is no point in creating unenforceable laws, after a cross-party group of MPs called for a ban on the use of hands-free phones while driving.
Jeremy Sirrell, a Partner at Palmers Solicitors who specialises in defending motorists accused of committing road traffic offences has warned that anyone who expects to keep their driving licence after totting up 12 or more points could be sorely disappointed.
Pouring cold water over the assumption that Christmas and New Year are the peak times for drink-related accidents, one of South Essex’s leading road traffic lawyers has warned that June, July and August on average see more accidents than December and January.
One of South Essex’s leading solicitors specialising in road traffic offences has given his verdict on the dash cam phenomenon, after the AA suggested that restrictions on their use might be necessary.
One of South Essex’s leading road traffic solicitors has warned drivers that, with stiff penalties now in place for using phones while driving, one offence can easily lead to a driving disqualification where drivers have recently passed their test or have points on their licence.
Police are using new methods to spot HGV drivers who are illegally using mobile phones at the wheel, by recruiting ‘community spotters’ as well as ‘spy cabs’ driven by police officers.
A holidaymaker, who left his car with a ‘meet and greet’ airport parking company, returned from a Greek island getaway to find that his car had been involved in a speeding incident in his absence.
A lorry driver has been banned for drink driving, after being found to be over the limit whilst driving a 26-tonne HGV laden with beer.
Traffic officers pulled over 52-year-old Brian Dunn, after suspecting that he was over the limit. The incident, which happened in Manchester, in May this year, has resulted in Mr Dunn losing his job at a brewery which has not been named.