Category Archives: Motoring Law Barrister

New measures to curb motoring insurance fraud

The Daily Mail reports that according to the data released by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), about 16 per cent of the total 35 million motorists in the UK do not disclose their driving record accurately. The fear more »

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DVLA earns from giving out motorists’ details

In the past four and a half years the DVLA has earned about £22 million pounds by selling private details of drivers to parking enforcement firms. The details include the name and address of the motorists along with their vehicle more »

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New test for taxi license applicants in West Lindsey

West Lindsey District Council has mooted plans for a taxi driving test for new applicants obtaining a taxi license, which will require them to shell out £120, according to an article in the The Market Rasen Mail. The test is more »

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Motoring and Road traffic law update 13-10-2014

A 93 year old tradition done away with: Tax discs to be made available online for motorists- but will it work? Motoring groups and motorists have complained that scrapping a century of existing motoring law by the Driver and Vehicle more »

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Teenage drink driving still on the rise

Recent reports released by the UK Police forces reveal shocking figures concerning the involvement of under-aged drivers in the offence of driving whilst under the influence of alcohol. The records were released in response to a Freedom of Information request, more »

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Guy Pelley, a close friend of the Duke of Cambridge guilty of drink driving

In another high-profile drink driving case, Guy Pelley, a close friend of the Duke of Cambridge has been convicted for drink driving. A driving ban was imposed after being charged for the same offence for the third time. The police more »

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Stop drink drivers through a text scheme will it work?

As part of their summer drink driving campaign, the Lincolnshire Police have started a new service where the public are being asked to report their friends and relatives for drink driving. The force has launched a text service for people more »

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Disqualified drivers who cause death while banned to face 10 years in jail

Tough new proposals to jail disqualified drivers have been mooted. An independent report commissioned by the Justice secretary Chris Grayling concludes that those who choose to defy a driving ban imposed by a court and go on to cause death more »

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