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Legal Advice: Driving While Disqualified

You can be disqualified from driving for either being convicted of a driving offence, or being given 12 or more penalty points, or endorsements, within a three year period.

Driving while disqualified is a criminal offence and an absolute offence – in legal terms this means there is technically no defence, unless it can be definitively shown that the disqualification was made in a driver’s absence and they were unaware of it.

While there is no defence in the eyes of the law, those who are charged with driving while disqualified can find that, with the help of an experienced solicitor, their fines, penalty or sentence can be reduced. If you have been charged with driving while disqualified, contact Bray & Bray today to find out more about how we can help.

Speak to our team today for more information on 0116 254 8871.

Driving disqualifications in more detail

The length of disqualification is at the discretion of a judge, and is based on the severity of the offence. If you have 12 points or more on your licence you can be disqualified for between six months and two years, depending on whether you receive other disqualifications within a certain time frame.

Help for if charged with driving while disqualified

If you have been charged with driving while disqualified, it is vital to work with specialist motoring law solicitors who understand the specifics and key elements of motoring law. Using our knowledge and varied experience, we have helped many motorists to limit the impact that charges have on their life.

Contact our team of criminal defence solicitors

For further information about how our solicitors can help you to limit the impact of being charged with driving while disqualified, contact us 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.

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