E-Scooter your way to a penalty

E-scooters seem to be the new gadget of choice recently, with Halfords recently claiming that sales had increased by 450 per cent. This is of little surprise given that the pandemic has forced and encouraged people to consider other modes of transportation, particularly in large cities such as London. I regularly see users of all […]

Too much of a merry Christmas

Despite 2020 largely being a write off for most of us with regard to our social plans, we can always (at least hopefully) still look forward to Christmas. Like many, I am optimistic that the current lockdown will end prior to the festive season getting into full swing. It would be fantastic if there was […]

Quintessentially British laws

In celebrating all that is British, I struggled to think how I could tie the theme in with a road traffic, legal slant. Eventually, I decided to look at some of the UK driving laws that could (admittedly, at a stretch) be considered quintessentially British. So with that in mind…   Middle lane hogging   […]

What to do if you are convicted in your absence…

You may be surprised to know that it is common for motorists to be convicted of offences without them going to court and sometimes even without their knowledge. The motivation behind this piece is that I have recently been trying to help a client who committed a minor speeding offence. He sent the NIP (Notice […]

How lockdown has been affecting our roads

At the time of writing, we were being allowed to drive for leisure and work purposes, so here are some hints and tips as we ease ourselves back into the driving seat, and onto the roads.   Plan your journey   This is the ultimate point that we cannot stress enough. A significant portion of […]