Pollution & Motoring: How Green is Your City’s Driving

Pollution and the environment are forever at the forefront of the news. There’s also no escaping the fact that, for the vast majority of us, we rely on our cars. Whether that be to run the kids to school, pick up the shopping, or commute to work, we need to get around. However, there is… Read more »

What is Totting Up?

If you’ve ever received penalty points on your driving license, you might have come across the term ‘totting up’, but many road users aren’t clear on what it means. While some understand that, on a basic level, it refers to accumulating more and more points, many are unaware of the consequences of totting up. This… Read more »

The Speeding Ticket 14-Day Rule

Speeding tickets have a way of catching people out at the most inconvenient moments, so it’s only natural to be on the lookout for a loophole. Whether you’ve recently received a speeding ticket or know someone who has, there’s a good chance you’ll have come across something called the 14-day rule. With so much misinformation… Read more »

New driving laws on mobile phone use on the road explained

Tough new legislation on mobile phone use in cars is set to be introduced in spring 2020. Holding a phone while driving for “interactive communication”, namely to make calls or write and send text messages has been an endorsable offence (one which carries penalty points) since 2006. Recommendations issued by the Department of Transport, expected… Read more »

How to Avoid a Car Hire Horror Story Abroad

Hiring a Car Abroad – it should be easy enough, but sometimes things can go wrong as you can end up seriously out of pocket. However, following the advice below should help you get the best deal available whilst avoiding any unwanted extra charges. Share this Image On Your Site <p><strong>Please include attribution to https://www.motoringoffencelawyers.com/ with this graphic.</strong></p>… Read more »

Does your child need a car seat in a taxi?

This is the question which has been foremost in my mind on the odd occasion that I’ve hired a taxi with my 3-year-old, usually to the airport and back. At worst it feels totally illegal or at least as if we’re being negligent parents but where does the liability lie? Surely a taxi cannot be exempt… Read more »