Driving Whilst Disqualified

Driving whilst disqualified - IYDL M23Law specialise in defending clients on all types of Motoring / Road Traffic cases such as driving whilst disqualified.

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Section 103 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 states:

(1) A person is guilty of an offence if, while disqualified for holding or obtaining a licence, he/she

 (a) obtains a licence, or (b) drives a motor vehicle on a road.

(2) A licence obtained by a person who is disqualified is of no effect (or, where the disqualification relates only to vehicles of a particular class, is of no effect in relation to vehicles of that class).

Defence cases include:

- Vehicle not driven on a road.

- The police have incorrect information concerning the disqualification period.


- The maximum fine is £5,000.00. Alternatively, a community order or up to 6 months’ imprisonment can be imposed.

- 6 penalty points or disqualification from driving.

If you are to be interviewed by the police, or have been charged / summoned (postal requission) to attend court for driving whilst disqualified, contact us now to learn how we can help you.


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