Read Richard Silver’s recent article in Fleet News about Penalty points, totting up and ‘exceptional hardship’. Read the article here.
Monthly Archives April 2014
A drink driving Police Officer has been disqualified for two years for after been stopped in Hexham by an officer from his own force. The Newcastle detective pleaded guilty to driving with excess alcohol at Newcastle Magistrates’ Court. When he was arrested the officer, who has since been forced to resign from the Northumbria Police, […]
There has recently been considerable debate about the length of sentence in cases of causing death by dangerous driving and similar cases. The maximum penalty for causing death by dangerous driving is 14 years imprisonment. In deciding the length of sentence, the Judge must follow guidelines issued by the Sentencing Guidelines Council. In most cases, the […]