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Reporting an Accident

As a driver you have a number of duties in respect to accidents that you must follow. Failure to do so can result in you committing a criminal offence, which could come under a number of different charges such as ‘Failing to Stop’ and/or ‘Driving Without Due Care and Attention’. There are a number of common More About Motoring Wales...

Appeals

HardingEvans Motoring Law Wales experienced solicitors can help you if you have been found guilty of a motoring offence after a trial and you are either unhappy with your sentence or believe you were unfairly and wrongly convicted. In these circumstances, there are a number of options we can advise you on: 1)    You may wish to More About Motoring Wales...

New Drivers

If you are a new driver there could be more serious implications for you if you have committed or been accused of a driving offence. You are classed a ‘new driver’ if you passed your driving test within the last two years, this applies to a full motorcycle or a full car licence. The most important consequence More About Motoring Wales...

Driving Whilst Disqualified

This offence is committed if you: Drive a motor vehicle On a road; Whilst disqualified from holding a valid UK driving licence. The offence is one of strict liability – it does not matter if you are aware that you are disqualified or not. Of course, you will generally know if you have been disqualified, More About Motoring Wales...

Notice of Intended Prosecution (NIP Notice)

In order to prosecute you for a driving offence, the police and Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) will rely on information which has been automatically gathered. This includes data from devices such as speed cameras, bus lane cameras, road tax enforcement cameras and other images based systems that can record information about a vehicle on the More About Motoring Wales...

Mobile Phones

You can commit this offence if you drive motor vehicle while using a hand held mobile phone. It can also happen if you are supervising a learner driver at the same time as using a mobile telephone, or even if you cause a driver to use a mobile phone. To prove the offence, it has More About Motoring Wales...

Careless Driving/Dangerous Driving

Careless Driving: Driving without due care and attention (careless driving) is an offence that can be committed if you’re driving falls below that of a reasonable, prudent and competent driver. This test is applied taking into account all circumstances of the incident. The Crown Prosecution Service do not have to show that the driver knew More About Motoring Wales...

Speeding Offences

There are many different ways in which your vehicle could be identified as being involved in a ‘speeding’ offence. The types of devices often used are Gatsometers (the classic speed camera), VASCAR in car systems, automatic number plate recognition systems calculate the average speed of vehicles and a system of road tripped devices known as More About Motoring Wales...