QualitySolicitors Lawrence Hamblin helps defend those in Reading, Henley and Gerrards Cross charged with all types of motoring offences. The most common include drink driving, speeding and the use of a mobile phone.

Losing your licence can have a severe impact on your business and personal life, particularly if driving is crucial to your commute or job. Our experienced lawyers will guide you through each stage of your defence and ensure you understand the allegation and evidence made against you. We’ll work hard to ensure the best technical defence is put together and, if the case goes to court, will give an expert representation to secure the best possible outcome.

For help and support with your motoring offence, call 01753 907999, or our 24 hour emergency number on 07508 081281.

Punishments for Driving offences

The expert solicitors at Lawrence Hamblin have experience dealing with a range of motoring offences.

Below are some examples of the cases we support, along with the maximum penalties:

Causing death by dangerous driving: 14 years’ imprisonment and driving disqualification
Causing death by careless driving: 5 years’ imprisonment and driving disqualification
Causing death by careless driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol: 14 years’ imprisonment and driving disqualification
Dangerous driving: 2 years’ imprisonment and driving disqualification
Careless driving: Level 5 fine, 3-9 penalty points and potential disqualification
Driving whilst disqualified: 6 months’ imprisonment and 6 penalty points
Excess alcohol: 6 months’ imprisonment and disqualification for minimum of 12 months
Drunk in charge of a vehicle: 3 months’ imprisonment, 10 penalty points and potential disqualification
Failing to stop/report an accident: 6 months’ imprisonment and 5-10 penalty points
Failing to provide a specimen of breath (driving/attempting to drive): 6 months’ imprisonment and minimum of 12 months’ disqualification
Failing to provide a specimen of breath (in charge of a vehicle): 3 months’ imprisonment, 10 penalty points and potential disqualification
Driving without insurance: Level 5 fine, 6-8 penalty points and potential disqualification
Speeding: 56 days’ disqualification
Driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs: 6 months’ imprisonment and 12 months’ disqualification
In charge of a vehicle whilst unfit through drink or drugs: 3 months’ imprisonment, 10 penalty points and potential disqualification

 

For more information on how we can help, call us now on 01753 907999.