Request a call back
Request a callback

If you would like to take advantage of our free expert legal advice, please get in touch. You can usually speak with a specialist straight away.

or call us on:
0151 422 8020

Fields marked with an * are required

Yaya Toure charged with drink driving – M.A.J. Law

Conor Johnstone
4 December 2016

Manchester City footballer Yaya Toure has been charged with drink driving, police have confirmed.

The alleged offence is said to have taken place in Dagenham, east London on Tuesday 29th November.

The midfielder will appear at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court 13th December 2016. Drink driving carries a maximum penalty of 6 months in prison and a £5000 fine. The minimum period of disqualification is 12 months. The football club may also take ‘internal action’ against the player.

Any questions or media interest regarding the Mr Toure’s case should be directed towards our senior solicitor, Marcus Johnstone. Contact details can be found on our website.

Related Articles

Solicitor, Conor Johnstone, discussed drug driving on BBC Radio 1 Extra

Our senior solicitor, Conor Johnstone, will be at BBC Radio 1 Extra’s studio this Sunday (21st April 2019) to discuss the law surrounding drug driving. Tune in to hear more.

Drug Driving Convictions Quashed

A BBC report has found that at least 40 drug driving convictions have been quashed after results were found to be incorrect.   It is unclear why Randox Testing Services, a Manchester based laboratory, manipulated data to create false positive results. It is not known how widespread this issue is and how many samples have been...

Drunk in charge – M.A.J Law

Recent Success – Drunk in charge of a motor vehicle M.A.J Law were successful in a recent case relating to being drunk in charge of a vehicle. The Crown Prosecution Service took a very hard line approach to the case and charged our client with two offences: being in charge of a vehicle whilst in excess...

Drink & Drug Driving Mitigation

Mitigation to reduce your ban.

Save your licence

M.A.J. Law specialise in defending motorists nationwide. Our team have over 50 years of combined experience and first-hand knowledge of most courts in England and Wales. Free advice? Please get in touch.

Fields marked with an * are required