Drink Driving

Jun 10

By MAJ Law

How does a drink driving breathalyser work?

When the subject blows into the breath test machine it continuously monitors the alcohol content in the whole of the breath blown. Initially, this comes from the upper respiratory tract. As the blowing continues, deep lung air begins to pass through the machine. This air is closest to the capillar..

Jun 9

By MAJ Law

Do I need a solicitor for drink driving?

Do you need a solicitor for drink driving? There are a number of different defences that apply to a drink driving charge. Just because you are over the drink driving limit does not mean you are guilty of drink driving. This blog aims to explore the ways in which a drink driving case can be won.

Apr 7

By MAJ Law

What happens if you get 12 points on your licence

What Happens If You Get 12 Points on Your Licence? speeding (3 - 6 penalty points) using a mobile phone while driving (6 penalty points) drunk in charge (10 points) driving without due care and attention (3 - 9 points) driving without insurance (3 points)

Mar 15

By MAJ Law

Do You Have to Declare a Driving Ban to Insurance?

Do You Have to Declare a Driving Ban to Insurance? Everything you need to know about drink driving and car insurance. The law requires all vehicles on a public road in the UK to hold a valid policy of insurance. If you plan on driving a vehicle, you must hold at least third party car insurance. Car…

Mar 8

By MAJ Law

What is the Drink Drive Rehabilitation Course?

It’s day one of a drink-drive rehabilitation course and everyone attending has a different experience to share with the group. The police breathalysed Ken after he crashed his car when driving home from a drinking session at his local. He took the risk because there were no taxis available – and his