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What to do When Caught Drink Driving

A conviction for drink driving has very serious consequences in all aspects of life. It can lead to people losing their job if they are unable to travel to work, it can cause a huge strain on family life and it will considerably impact the cost of insurance.

Bray& Bray’s expert team of solicitors can defend you against charges of drink driving, minimising the impact they have on your life. In many cases it is not possible for a licence to be saved, but our legal knowledge and experience means we have the skills to negotiate fines and other sentencing imposed by the courts.

If you have been charged with drink driving and need expert legal advice on how best to proceed, call Bray & Bray now on 0116 254 8871.

Advice about drink driving offences

Drivers can face charges for driving with excess alcohol in their system, for failing to provide police with a specimen sample (blood or urine) after being stopped, or for being unfit to drive through drug abuse or alcohol.

While many cases of drink driving seem very black and white, there are all kinds of legal clauses that our solicitors can use to reduce the severity of the impact of charges.

We have represented people with defences including:

  • Faulty specimen sampling equipment
  • Duress of circumstances – where someone was over the drink driving limit but genuinely needed to drive their vehicle to prevent harm to themselves or someone else
  • Breaches of the Road Traffic Act – if the proper procedures were not followed when samples were taken

Speak to our criminal defence solicitors

Charges of drink driving are incredibly serious, and can have a severe and long-lasting impact on both your personal and professional life. To limit the impact of such charges, you’ll need an experienced and knowledgeable solicitor on your side. Speak to a member of our expert team today. 

Bray & Bray has three main offices in Leicestershire, contact us to discuss an enquiry or a case you have or feel free to pop in and see us at your local office by clicking on the links below;

Leicester call us on 0116 254 8871.

Hinckley call us on 01455 639 900.

Bray & Bray's experts don't just dip in and out of different areas of law – all our lawyers specialise in certain areas and have the knowledge and confidence to take on any kind of case in their area of law. Contact us and we'll work alongside you from start to finish.

We know that when our clients are dealing with a stressful legal situation the last thing they need is to be confused by jargon, or made uncomfortable by stuffy professionals. Our plain speaking transparent approach puts people at ease and we're really proud of it.

We offer a complete range of legal services, from personal injury to family law, criminal defence and immigration. We have expert teams of lawyers working in all legal areas, and you'll never work with anyone who isn't fully versed in the relevant laws.

We're based in Leicester and the county but we serve clients nationwide, so don't hesitate to get in touch if you're based some distance away. We do everything we can to make things simple for clients based elsewhere – we'll keep in touch via phone and email, and we'll come and visit you should we need to.

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