Motoring Offences

We have many years of experience and have acted for clients charged with all types of motoring offences including:

  • Drink driving/ fail to provide specimens of breath, blood, urine offences
  • Causing death by dangerous/ careless driving
  • Dangerous driving
  • Careless driving
  • Speeding
  • Failing to stop/ report an accident
  • Tachograph
  • Overweight/ unsafe loads

Penalty point disqualification (12 points or more and you will be disqualified unless the court finds special reasons/ exceptional hardship not to do so.)

Summary Only Motoring Cases

We are able to help you apply for Legal Aid in motoring cases before the Magistrates Court, but in some motoring cases which can only be dealt with before the Magistrates Court it is unlikely Legal Aid will be granted.

This includes cases such as:

  • Driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence
  • Having No Insurance
  • Failing to Stop/Failing to Report a road traffic accident
  • Driving with Excess Alcohol
  • Having No MOT
  • Driving without Due Care and Attention

Breakdown of Fees for Summary Only Motoring Offences

By law we are required to give you a breakdown of our fees for motoring offences. In some cases we may be able to agree, after discussions and assessment of the case, a fixed fee for our costs which can be discussed at the consultation with a solicitor.

Our private costs for such work is £200 per hour plus vat.

All appointments at our respective offices will be charged at our hourly rates.

Our Current Fixed Fees:

Initial Consultation Fee Appointment with a Solicitor £100 + VAT

Guilty Plea Hearing in the Magistrates Court :

  • Northamptonshire Matters – £400 + VAT
  • Warwickshire Matters – £500 + VAT

This will be on the basis that a guilty plea is being tendered, that the matter will be dealt with in a single hearing at Court and the Court is located within 30 miles of our nearest office.
If the case for some reason requires a second hearing, i.e. if the case is adjourned for sentence then our private hourly rates of £200 per hour for all additional work required will apply.

If you wish to see if we can agree a fixed fee for your case please ask.


Main: 01788 535127
Emergency: 07850 181185
Main: 01604 601000
Emergency: 07973 787526

We know what to do and how to do it to get the best outcome for you.

We have acted for members of one of the largest Trade Unions whose members are often at risk of losing not just their licences but also their jobs.

So whatever the problem contact us and be assured you will receive sound advice and we will aim to deliver the best outcome for you.

Contact us now by phone 01604 601000 or 01788 535127 or email below and we will start looking after you straight away.

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