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Archive: Driver Conduct Hearings

Using Phone Behind the Wheel – Suspension Reduced from Starting Point at Driver Conduct Hearing

This driver, represented at the driver conduct hearing by barrister, Harry Bowyer, pleaded guilty when the Single Justice Procedure Notice arrived after he was caught using his mobile whilst driving an HGV. As a result of this conviction and the 6 penalty points accrued as a result the driver was […]

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HGV Driver Avoids Revocation for Fraudulent Behaviour at Driver Conduct Hearing

Martin Smith, specialist road transport solicitor, represented a vocational licence holder at a driver conduct hearing. The driver had obtained, but never used, a vocational licence prior to gaining employment in an office. Although he had not undertaken his driver CPC training and did not have a driver CPC card, […]

Driver Conduct Hearings Comments Off on HGV Driver Avoids Revocation for Fraudulent Behaviour at Driver Conduct Hearing
HGV Driver Keeps Vocational (HGV) Entitlement at Driver Conduct Hearing

Martin Smith, specialist road transport law solicitor, represented a vocational licence holder at a driver conduct hearing who had received 10 points on his driving licence for an offence of failing to provide a specimen of breath. The licence holder was a mechanic and required his vocational entitlement in order […]

Driver Conduct Hearings Comments Off on HGV Driver Keeps Vocational (HGV) Entitlement at Driver Conduct Hearing
Driver Conduct Hearing: Driver has both HGV and PSV Licences Returned after Disqualification

Helen Newbold, specialist road transport barrister, represented this driver who was facing a driver conduct hearing to regain his vocational licences for both HGV’s and PSV’s after a disqualification of his private driving licence. With a new position of professional driving work having been offered it was critical that this […]

Driver Conduct Hearings Comments Off on Driver Conduct Hearing: Driver has both HGV and PSV Licences Returned after Disqualification
Driver Conduct Hearing: Vocational Licence to be returned following offences of failing to provide a specimen of breath, driving whilst disqualified and driving without insurance.

Martin Smith represented at a Traffic Commissioner’s Driver Conduct Hearing a driver who had been disqualified from driving by a Magistrates Court for an offence of failing to provide a sample of breath. The case was complicated as police officers parked near to the driver’s house had seen him driving […]

Driver Conduct Hearings Comments Off on Driver Conduct Hearing: Vocational Licence to be returned following offences of failing to provide a specimen of breath, driving whilst disqualified and driving without insurance.
Driving Licence Sanctions Avoided after Frank Driver Conduct Hearing

A self employed driver, represented by Barrister Helen Newbold, avoided receiving any sanctions on his driving licence at a recent driver conduct hearing. It was alleged that the driver had previously failed to cooperate fully with the DVSA at an interview and failed to attend an earlier Public Inquiry. After […]

Driver Conduct Hearings Comments Off on Driving Licence Sanctions Avoided after Frank Driver Conduct Hearing
HGV Driver Regains His Vocational Licence At Driver Conduct Hearing

Barrister Helen Newbold was instructed to represent a driver in his application to regain his LGV licence after an unhappy history of road traffic offences. In order to satisfy the Traffic Commissioner that he could trust the driver not to commit similar offences in the future, Helen Newbold was able […]

Driver Conduct Hearings Comments Off on HGV Driver Regains His Vocational Licence At Driver Conduct Hearing
Driver Avoids Suspension for Tachograph Offences

An HGV driver, represented by SBC, had been called to a Driver Conduct Hearing for tachograph offences. At the roadside, the DVSA had found evidence of a second driver card in use in potentially suspicious circumstances. SBC were able to demonstrate to the Traffic Commissioner that the driver had not […]

Driver Conduct Hearings Comments Off on Driver Avoids Suspension for Tachograph Offences
HGV Drivers Keep Vocational Licences at Driver Conduct Hearing for Tachograph Offences

Two HGV drivers, represented by SBC, were called to Driver Conduct Hearing before the Traffic Commissioner after a number of tachograph offences were uncovered in a DVSA investigation. The advocate was able to demonstrate that these offences, though unfortunate, did not take place intentionally. He was also able to show […]

Driver Conduct Hearings Comments Off on HGV Drivers Keep Vocational Licences at Driver Conduct Hearing for Tachograph Offences
Speeding HGV Driver Given Written Warning at Driver Conduct Hearing

An HGV driver was called to a Driver Conduct Hearing before the Traffic Commissioner after receiving a number of speeding penalties. In his submissions the advocate was able to show that, whilst the speeding infringements in themselves were inexcusable, there were significant mitigating factors in the driver’s favour. Having heard […]

Driver Conduct Hearings Comments Off on Speeding HGV Driver Given Written Warning at Driver Conduct Hearing

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