Road Traffic Law and Drink Driving Offenses

We, here at Carringtons, pride ourselves in being genuine experts in Road Traffic law and have secured fantastic results for our clients at the Magistrates’ Court.

We have often successfully ensured that our clients have kept their driving licence when the Court were considering a disqualification. Contact us with any driving offences you have been accused of whether that be speeding, careless driving, using a mobile phone or driving without insurance.

With any case of a Criminal or Road Traffic nature, we provide a FREE half hour advice session.

Call us on 0115 958 34 72 to arrange an appointment.

Our Fixed fees are:-

Driving offence, guilty plea – £650 plus VAT

This includes:-

  • Attendance upon you and preparation – up to 3 hours.
  • Considering the evidence.
  • Obtaining your instructions and providing advice on mitigation and likely sentence.
  • Attendance and representation at a single hearing at the Magistrates Court.
  • Advice in relation to any appeal.

It does not include:-

  • Taking statements from any witnesses.
  • Instructing expert witnesses.
  • Advice and assistance in relation to an exceptional hardship hearing.

The following steps (based on you having entered a guilty plea and having a date for your hearing) are:-

  • To meet with your solicitor to provide instructions on what happened, considering initial disclosure and any other evidence and provide advice.
  • Arranging to take any witness statements if necessary at an additional cost of £150 plus VAT.
  • Explaining court procedure to you so you know what to expect on the day of your hearing and the sentencing options available to the court.
  • Conducting any further preparatory work, including obtaining further instructions from you if necessary and answering any follow up queries you have.
  • Attendance upon you at court on the day of the hearing. 

Driving offence, not guilty plea, exceptional hardship, licence return cases£1,500 plus VAT

  • Attendance upon you, preparation of proof of evidence.
  • Considering the evidence.
  • Advising you on the law and defences. Advice on exceptional hardship not to disqualify and in relevant cases, basis to apply for return of licence.
  • Advising you on the need for possible expert evidence.
  • Instruction of those experts.
  • Attendance and representation at a single hearing at the Magistrates Court of up to one day for the purposes of trial.
  • Advice in relation to any appeal.

The fee does not include:-

  • Any further days of trial or adjourned hearings.
  • The lodging or conduct of an appeal.
  • Any experts fees.