As of 01 July 2023, we finally have a definitive sentencing guideline in place for the offence of drug driving (driving a motor vehicle whilst over the specified drug limit), over 8 years after the law came into force. Until now, the Courts were sentencing drug drivers with reference to a guidance document which did … Continue reading New sentencing guideline for the drug driving (specified limit) offence
Drug driving is a serious offence which attracts severe punishment by the Courts. The consequences of a conviction are wide ranging and can last long after your case has been dealt with by the Court. Therefore its vital to engage the highest possible quality of legal representation to fight your corner and argue your case … Continue reading What is the punishment for drug driving?
Being caught with illegal drugs in your vehicle can lead to a requirement to take part in a roadside drug test, leading to possible prosecution for drug driving. Now under new proposals, harsher punishments, including confiscation of driving licences are being considered for possessing the drug itself. The home office’s latest press release explains: "So-called … Continue reading Government proposals for tougher sentencing on illegal drug users