Pump Court Chambers

Road Traffic Offences

Pump Court Chambers Road Traffic Offences team advise and represent both companies and individuals in relation to various offences.

Offences committed by Goods Vehicle and Passenger Carrying Vehicle drivers

Our Road Traffic Offences team advise and represent companies and drivers, who following inspection are found to have operated a vehicle in breach of regulations resulting in either a fixed penalty or a summons to appear before Magistrates’ court. These include:

  • Construction and use regulations offences
  • Appeals against fixed penalties for construction and use offences
  • Drivers’ hours and tachograph rules infringements

Offences committed by motor vehicle drivers

Our Road Traffic Offences team advise and represent those who are prosecuted for road traffic offences.

  • We advise and represent drivers charged with offences of speeding or careless driving with a risk of losing a licence.
  • We advise and represent drivers charged with offences of driving with excess alcohol with certain disqualification that puts employment at risk.
  • We advise and represent drivers charged with offences of dangerous driving, including death by dangerous driving that puts their liberty at risk.
  • We advise on the law, whether the correct procedures have been followed, checking signs are in the correct position, that there is a statutory power to impose the limit, a speed camera was operating correctly, the method of obtaining samples was carried out properly and that the notice of any intended prosecution was served within the statutory time limit.
  • We can advise as to whether there are grounds to argue that there are special reasons not to disqualify a driver. We can also advise on appeals to the Crown Court, High Court or Court of Appeal.
Instructing Us

Would you like to know more?

If you require help or advice please contact our clerking team.

Call +44 (0)20 7353 0711 or email clerks@pumpcourtchambers.com.

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