Motoring & Traffic: Notable articles

Speeding: Useful quirks in the law

A prosecution for speeding will be many people's only experience of criminal proceedings. John Lynch outlines a number of useful quirks in the law relating to speeding.

11.6.2009
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Notable cases:

R -v- Wrathall - Mark Aldred acted on behalf of British Touring Car Champion in death by careless driving case (2014)

Mark Aldred

R v Aydogdu (2012)
Successful defence of a man accused of manslaughter
Sean Larkin QC

R v Donna Air (2012)
Successful acquittal of fraud charges
Benn Maguire

PC Holden & Houghton (2012)
Important case for the future of pursuits
Mark Aldred

R v A (2009)
Defence of the CEO of a prominent football club on driving charges
Paul Raudnitz

R v Sulley Muntari (2008)
Professional footballer accused of traffic offences
Philip Evans

R v Bowden
Dangerous driving causing death

R v Soni
Driver who crashed £925,000 Bugatti Veyron

Articles:

Hand-held speed-detection devices
Paul Rooney examines how and why you should challenge the evidence of a hand-held speed-detection device. 28.7.2009
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Speeding: Useful quirks in the law
A prosecution for speeding will be many people's only experience of criminal proceedings. John Lynch outlines a number of us 11.6.2009
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Causing death by careless driving
The Road Safety Act 2006: Causing death by careless driving. Do good headlines make good law? 5.2.2009
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