Those caught using a mobile phone while driving will now receive at least 6 penalty points by way of punishment. Richard Wood of Hansells Solicitors looks at the recent changes to mobile phone legislation and assesses who is likely to … Read more
For a personal injury lawyer a conversation at the dinner table regarding a subject related to work is not an unusual occurrence. So, when I had cause to explain to my 9 year old daughter the concept of a “driverless … Read more
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) are not making fair decisions about medical fitness-to-drive cases, a report has suggested.
In eight cases involving appeal against the revocations of driving licences on medical grounds by the DVLA, the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman’s report found “major failings” which had resulted in people’s lives been put on hold for years. The … Read more
On 20th April 2017, the Ministry of Justice announced that there was not enough time for the statutory instrument implementing the planned increase in Probate Court fees to make its way through Parliament ahead of the forthcoming general election on … Read more
The DVLA has power under the Road Traffic Act 1988 to revoke a person’s driving licence where there is evidence that the driver is suffering from a medical condition which might compromise his/her ability to drive safely. It is not … Read more