The use of mobile phones in vehicles has long been under the spotlight. It has been illegal to use a mobile phone whilst driving since 2003. We have seen penalties gradually increase since the introduction of the offence in 2003 when penalties were...
Dangerous driving is a serious motoring offence, if you have been charged with dangerous driving you should seek the help and advice of an experienced expert solicitor at the earliest opportunity, if possible before being questioned by the police. To discuss your circumstances contact our dangerous driving solicitors on 01616 966 229 or complete our online enquiry form.
To be found guilty of dangerous driving the prosecution must prove that you have driven in a way that ‘falls far below what would be expected of a careful and competent driver’.
A charge of dangerous driving can be brought against a driver for a variety of reasons; including but not limited to: driving at high speeds, aggressive driving, overtaking where it is illegal to do so, ignoring road signs or traffic markings, driving a vehicle which is not road worthy, driving under the influence of excess alcohol or under the influence of drugs.