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  • 11 April 2016

    (2016) M.A.J. Law Publish New Website

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    Conor Johnstone

    As part of our investment into technology, M.A.J. Law have published a brand new website dedicated to motoring offences. Over the past 6 months M.A.J Law have been working with a local website design company to create a powerful, easy-to-use, fully responsive website, built to provide first-class, specialist advice. The site also contains a number of…

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  • 16 October 2015

    Surrey Police Constable found guilty of drink-driving

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    M.A.J. LAW

    A Surrey police officer has been banned from driving for 18 months after she was found guilty of drink-driving. PC Nicola Townsend, pleaded guilty to the offence at Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court. Magistrates’ at Basingstoke heard how Townsend was breathalysed after she parked her car at Guildford police station after an inspector smelled alcohol on her…

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  • 15 October 2015

    Country’s first driver arrested for drug driving convicted

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    M.A.J. LAW

    South Yorkshire Police and South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership are to launch a new Sky TV advert to show the consequences of drug driving. The advert comes after one of the first drivers in the country to be arrested under the new drug driving law was convicted of the offence and disqualified from driving. Robert…

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  • 8 October 2015

    Surrey Police officer charged with drink-driving

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    M.A.J. LAW

    An officer from Surrey Police has been charged with drink driving following an incident in Guildford last month. PC Nicola Townsend, who is based at Guildford police station, was charged with driving over the prescribed alcohol limit on September 30. PC Townsend will now appear before Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court on October 15. A spokesman for…

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  • 28 September 2015

    Driving instructor and learner driver arrested for drink-driving

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    M.A.J. LAW

    A learner driver and driving instructor have been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving in Hampshire. Both the driver and driving instructor were three times over the legal limit, according to the Hampshire Roads Policing Unit Twitter account. Following the arrests, the learner driver was charged with driving with excess alcohol and is due to appear…

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  • 11 September 2015

    Former X-Factor Panelist Tulisa arrested on suspicion of drink-driving

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    M.A.J. LAW

    Singer Tulisa Contostavlos has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after crashing her Ferrari. The former N-Dubz singer was breathalysed after allegedly colliding with another vehicle in Southgate, North London. It is believed Tulisa failed a roadside breath test and is currently in custody. A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: ‘Police were called shortly before…

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  • 10 September 2015

    Lowering the drink-drive limit in Scotland has had no impact

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    M.A.J. LAW

    As calls to lower the drink-drive limit in England and Wales, statistics in Scotland show that the introduction of a lower drink-drive has had no effect on the rates of offending. Figures released by Police Scotland show officers recorded 1,337 drink or drug driving related offences for the first three months of this year –…

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  • 10 September 2015

    Rugby World Cup drink-drive warning

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    M.A.J. LAW

    Rugby fans around the country have been warned – make sure you’re not over the limit the morning after watching a World Cup game. Starting Friday, September 18, the Rugby World Cup is being used as reminder of the consequences of drink-driving especially the morning after. If you are drinking any amount of alcohol, it…

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  • 2 September 2015

    Everton footballer banned from driving

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    M.A.J. LAW

    Everton midfielder Darron Gibson has been banned from driving for 20 months after pleading guilty to drink driving. Gibson, admitted to driving while over the limit for alcohol, driving without due care and attention and failing to stop at the scene of an accident. Trafford Magistrates’ Court heard how three cyclists were struck by Gibson…

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  • 21 August 2015

    Serial drink-driver given eight year driving ban

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    M.A.J. LAW

    A motorist from Surrey has been banned from driving for eight years after a second drink-drive in less than 12 months. Joseph Stevens was stopped by police after an officer noticed his vehicle was missing a front registration plate. He was arrested at the roadside but later failed to provide a breath specimen when in…

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