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Excessive Speed Leads to Custodial Sentence and Ban

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Earlier this week, it was revealed that a motorist caught speeding with young children in the back of the car, has received a custodial sentence, along with a driving ban.

The motorist was caught by officers conducted roadside speed checks on the A1 in Cambridgeshire, travelling at 150 mph, before later being stopped by police on the A14 travelling at 90 mph.

Once the driver had been stopped, the police found four young children – all under the age of five – within the back of the vehicle, without any seatbelts on; whilst further checks revealed that the motorist was not insured to driver the vehicle.

After admitting dangerous driving and driving without insurance, the motorist was handed a 20 week custodial sentence, along with a three year driving ban; whilst it has also been revealed that the driver will be required to sit additional tests before regaining his licence.

Whilst the driver in question was stopped by police after being caught excessively speeding, for those motorists who have received a Notice of Intended Prosecution for speeding – either verbally or via the post, our experienced road traffic solicitors in Yorkshire can assist.

Our solicitors are experienced in representing clients in a number of motoring offence cases, and we can provide representation if you believe you should not have been awarded points on your licence or if you are facing disqualification and believe this would cause you exceptional hardship. 

To find out how our road traffic offence solicitors in Leeds can help you, contact us today.