The temptation to be permanently connected to your mobile phone has severe implications if you’ve been caught using it whilst driving. The penalty for a mobile phone offence whilst driving is 3 points and a fine of up to £1000. So it’s important to speak to one of our motoring solicitors as soon as possible to get honest advice from a specialist for a successful outcome in your case.
Our motoring solicitors understand the effect extra penalty points have on your insurance premium, with a possible ban from totting up offences. We’ll help you defend your innocence completely or try to reduce your penalty to a driver awareness course to avoid the wider impact of extra points on your licence.
Our solicitors can offer advice and defend you for the following construction and use charges:
This also applies to using portable communication devices, such as laptops, MP3 players and tablets.
Prosecution for using a mobile phone while driving typically relies on your word against the officer issuing the penalty. This can make it difficult to defend, so we’ll work with you to establish all the facts and help build a defence around evidence that proves your version of events.
Your defence against a mobile phone whilst driving will mostly be based on gathering the right evidence to place doubt in the court’s mind that you we in fact using a mobile device. This can be time consuming and stressful, so we’ll work with you to share some of that stress to help prove your innocence or lessen the impact of a conviction.