Road rage is all the rage…

The recent spate of viral videos showing the modern phenomenon of road rage has brought the topic into sharp focus. The expression only became commonplace in the 1990s when it became apparent that drivers were becoming generally more impatient and, in some cases, aggressive to each other It is well known that anger can be… Read more »

On the Spot Fines for Careless Driving

As has been widely publicised in the media, measures that allow the police to issue 3 points and a £100.00 fine for careless driving offences have come into force today. In addition, the fixed penalty for offences such as using a mobile phone whilst driving have also been increased from £60 to £100 fine. Reaction… Read more »

Fixed penalty notices to be introduced for careless driving offences

The Government has announced plans to allow police to issue on-the-spot penalty notices for careless driving which are due to come into force next year. Under the new proposal announced last week – – drivers accused of lower level careless driving offences will be offered the option of attending a driver improvement course or accepting… Read more »