R. v S.R.
A UK-based LGV driver knocked down and killed a man who had just disembarked from a bus and crossed directly in front of our client’s slow-moving 44-ton truck and trailer.
Whilst the law required the judge to disqualify our client from driving for at least 12-months and order an extended re-test, Simon Clarke successfully argued that there were ‘Special reasons not to disqualify. This is an extremely rare, if not unheard of outcome in an LGV death case.
Case DetailsCase Name: R. v S.R.
Case Date: January 2015
Case Type (info): Crime: Dangerous Driving, Disqualification and Special Reasons.