Tougher Speeding Fines Come in to Force – April 2017

Motorists who are caught and sentenced for a speeding offence on or after the 24th April 2017 will face  new .  sentencing guidelines.  It has been reported that over 100,000 speeding fines are issued each year, with up to 44% in the last 5 years as highlighted by Green Flag. After a consultation with magistrates, […]

Proposed Changes to Sentence Reductions for Early Guilty Pleas

Moore Motoring Law, Driving Solicitors, Speeding, Drink Driving, Nottingham, UK

Presently the guidelines recommend a one third reduction when a guilty plea is entered at the first reasonable opportunity. Under the new guidelines proposed by the Sentencing Council a maximum one third reduction would be applied where the plea is entered at the first stage of the proceedings .The first stage is the first point […]