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Katie Price disqualified from driving for the fourth time in two years

Jessica Macaulay
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I have previously written blog posts on 14 th January 2019 and 26 th February 2019 giving an insight into the penalties received by Katie Price when convicted of various driving offences. The latest offence has resulted in Ms Price now receiving a...

Ex-Liverpool striker Dean Saunders facing jail for failing to provide a specimen

Elizabeth Groom
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It is reported that Mr Saunders was sentenced at Chester Magistrates’ Court, for a charge of failing to provide a specimen of breath. Mr Saunders faces ten weeks custody, as well as a 30 month driving disqualification and a total fine of £620,...

What impact does a criminal conviction have on regulated professionals?

Jessica Macaulay
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In recent months, it has been reported that several solicitors and a barrister have received sanctions from their regulatory bodies as a result of a drink driving conviction. This highlights the impact and potential consequences a criminal conviction can...

DR10, DR20 and DR30 endorsement codes explained

Paul Loughlin
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The police, the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) and other organisations use endorsement codes to classify certain driving offences. What is a DR10? A DR10 relates to the offence of driving, or attempting to drive, with an alcohol level above...

DR40, DR50, DR60 and DR70 offence codes explained

Paul Loughlin
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The police, the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), and other organisations, use offence codes, also known as endorsement codes, to classify offences. DR40, DR50, DR60 and DR70 are all codes related to drink driving offences.  DR40...

Joe Colliver races at Cheltenham despite court hearing for drink driving

Cameron Stubbs
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Jockey, Joe Colliver, has been recently charged with drink driving and was due to attend Harrogate Magistrates Court on 14th March 2019. However, also on the 14th March 2019, Joe Colliver was due to ride ‘Sam Spinner’ in the 15:30 race on...

Black box insurance - what happens if I exceed the mileage?

Paul Loughlin
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Young drivers and those who have only recently passed their driving test are typically faced with expensive quotes when shopping for their car insurance. Black box or ‘telematics’ insurance is a great alternative for these individuals. Black...

How did Premier League footballer Samir Nasri avoid a ban when driving at twice the legal speed limit?

Cameron Stubbs
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For a long time there has been a myth in this area of law, that an individual will be automatically disqualified from driving if caught over 100mph. However, the recent case involving Premier League footballer Samir Nasri, shows that even when driving...

Katie Price is subject to a third driving disqualification within 12 months

Jessica Macaulay
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Further to my earlier blog posted on 14th January 2019, which can be found here, Ms Katie Price was convicted of being drunk whilst in charge of a motor vehicle after a trial on 25th February 2019.  It is reported that Ms Price also faced an...

Katie Price disqualified from driving for a second time

Jessica Macaulay
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It is reported that Katie Price was sentenced on 9 th January 2019 to a three months driving disqualification as well as fined a total of £1,295, which includes the fine, costs and a victim surcharge, after pleading guilty to driving whilst...

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