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Another Driver Avoids Revocation After Bridge Strike. 

Barrister. Helen Newbold, represented this driver at his driver conduct hearing following a bridge strike during which his vehicle became wedged.

The Traffic Commissioners’ starting point for such an incident is a revocation of their professional licence and a 6 month disqualification.

Conjoined with a hearing for the operator Helen was able to successfully challenge the evidence produced by the operator, which included in-cab video evidence of the incident.

After submissions made by Helen the Deputy Traffic Commissioner agreed that a short suspension of 11 days would be sufficient to mark the culpability admitted by the driver.

Case Details

Case Name: Another Driver Avoids Revocation After Bridge Strike. 
Case Date: August 2021
Case Type (info): Driver Conduct Hearing

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