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Speeding Offences

This is the most common of all motoring offences as most people at one time or another in their life will have been caught speeding. The number of penalty points for speeding depends on how far over the speed limit you were travelling when you were caught.

There are however a number of very important elements that the prosecution must establish before a court can find you guilty of this offence and so it may be worth seeking legal advice if you suspect that the Police have not followed the correct procedure.

As a rule of thumb, the punishment for speeding depends on how far over the limit you were travelling when your speed was ascertained.

If you were travelling just over the speed limit then you are likely to receive 3 penalty points. If you were travelling 10-15 mph over the speed limit then you are likely to receive 4-6 penalty points and if you were travelling about 30mph or more over the limit then you are likely to be disqualified from driving.

The Court does however have discretion to impose penalty points instead of a disqualification and in deciding what punishment to impose, the Court will take into consideration other circumstances that are individual to each case. 

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Early advice is crucial if you have been arrested or accused of a criminal offence. Our team of specialist criminal lawyers ensure our clients are properly represented and informed. Call us now to discuss your case.

 

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