How We Can Help You Fight Your Careless Driving Charge:
We can rigorously challenge the evidence presented against you. For example, a client was recently charged with going through a set of traffic lights and colliding with a vehicle crossing the traffic lights. It was shown that there was no evidence that the client went against a green signal, and accordingly a no case to answer submission was made. The client was acquitted in this matter.
Recent Careless Driving Cases:
Careless Driving Edinburgh JP Court - Points and a fine
Careless Driving Dunoon Sheriff Court - Points and a fine
Careless Driving Stirling JP Court - Insufficient evidence, case dismissed
Careless Driving Glasgow Sheriff Court - Not guilty
Careless Driving Ayr Sheriff Court - Not guilty
Careless Driving Glasgow JP Court – Not guilty
Careless Driving in Scotland: the Law
Road Traffic Act 1988 Section 3: Careless, and Inconsiderate, Driving
Careless Driving is another common form of prosecution in respect of “bad driving”. This can be dealt with in all types of court.
A person is to be regarded as driving without due care and attention if (and only if) the way he drives falls below what would be expected of a competent and careful driver.
If found guilty, between 3 and 9 points will be endorsed on the licence Depending on which court is dealing with the matter, a driver can be disqualified.