A man has been jailed for eight months and banned from the road for three years for motoring offences including drink-driving. Scott Amos, of Jedburgh, appeared from custody at Edinburgh Sheriff Court to be sentenced for offences committed in February and April. Amos admitted driving a vehicle while over the legal alcohol limit and failing
A pensioner who was caught driving while disqualified on 41 occasions appeared in court on further motoring offences. Thomas Heron, 73, was disqualified from driving for life in March 2008. He caused a crash in September 2018 in Dundonald when driving to visit his partner in hospital. Heron admitted three charges after initially denying he
A man has been convicted after committing several motoring offences in Slough. Qasim Hussain, 21, was convicted after he was found guilty of the following offences: • One count of driving a motor vehicle which had been taken without the owner’s consent • On count of failing to stop when required by a constable, •
A woman fighting to receive nearly £450 million owed to her by her ex-husband has now made allegations about her eldest son. Tatiana Akhmedova was awarded a 41.5% share of businessman Farkhad Akhmedov’s £1 billion-plus fortune by a British judge in late 2016. Mr Justice Haddon-Cave, who analysed the case at a trial in the
Last month, fines and costs equating to more than £44,000 were handed out at Bradford and Keighley Magistrates’ Court in a single session lasting less than three hours. Offenders had been fined a total of £32,357, with £7,735 in costs and £4,083 in mandatory victim surcharges. The offences were committed before the coronavirus lock down.
New data revealed by the RAC shows 44% of UK adults claim to have noticed more drivers speeding than before the lockdown. RAC statistics found roads with 30mph speed limits are most abused by motorists. 23% of those surveyed said they had seen drivers breaking the law. Roads with 20mph and 40mph speed limits are
A car thief from Oxford who was given a chance to prove himself by a court judge has been jailed after committing more offences. Joseph Holden, 26, previously appeared at Oxford Crown Court after pleading guilty to several motoring offences. Holden was caught last year and was charged with aggravated vehicle theft, driving while disqualified,
An increasing number of people have been caught speeding in Kent, which is thought to be partly linked to the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown. Alan Pughsley, Chief Constable of Kent Police, said, “It might be one of the reasons, we don’t know yet, but we have got a small increase in high-end, fast driving, erratic driving