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‘Ghosting‘ Driver Avoids Custody

Barrister Helen Newbold represented this HGV driver in the Magistrates’ Court where he faced charges relating to using two driver cards.

Both cards were in the name of the driver and he acknowledged that he knew he had used both of the cards to extend his daily driving hours on several occasions.
He had admitted the offences at the roadside when stopped by a DVSA Traffic Examiner. He pleaded guilty to all charges at the first opportunity.

After hearing submissions from Helen Newbold, the Magistrates’ imposed fines at the lowest level available and further reduced the recommended weekly repayment option to assist the driver repay the imposed fines.

Case Details

Case Name: ‘Ghosting‘ Driver Avoids Custody
Case Date: March 2018
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