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Driving without a license, what penalties you may face

Driving without a license is a very serious driving offence, you can face hefty penalties from driving without a license and depending on the severity of the offence you can even find yourself banned from driving. We understand that being charged with penalties like these can have a seriously negative impact on a person’s life, and we believe that everyone deserves the correct legal representation. Solicitors On Your Side will use their extensive expertise to lower your penalties as much as it is possible.

How Would I Get Caught?

If you are driving around the UK roads without holding the correct license, you are more than likely to get caught. Police nowadays hold the technology to be able to access your registration plate and identify whether you hold the correct license and insurance and will be stopped you if you do not. To be able to drive your vehicle you must hold the correct license. For example, if you want to ride a motorcycle, you must at least hold a CBT certificate, a driving license usually isn’t enough.

What Are the Penalties for Driving Without a License?

Depending on the severity of the offence, the penalties for driving without a license can vary. During more severe offences you can even find yourself disqualified from driving.

For driving without the correct license, you can find yourself with 3-6 points on your license if you hold one, and up to a £1,000 fine. This includes if you are a learner driver, without the correct learner license, displayed L plates and accompanied by an adult who is over 21 with 3 years of driving experience.

If you are found driving whilst disqualified you are likely to be taken to the police station, leading to up to 6 points on your license, up to a £5,000 fine, prolonged disqualification and possibly imprisonment depending on the severity.

Why Pick Solicitors On Your Side

Our solicitors have extensive experience in motoring law, we will get to know your case and use a range of defences to help you lower your penalties. We know exactly what procedure to follow and what steps to take to help you effectively get the outcome you want. We believe that everyone deserves the correct legal representation especially if they have been treated unjustly.

Contact one of our experienced motoring law solicitors now to get the outcome you deserve; we can provide free initial consultations and advice on how you can get a better result from such an unfortunate event.

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