Driving Without Due Care

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The offence

‘If a person drives a mechanically propelled vehicle on a road or other public place without due care and attention or without reasonable consideration for other persons using the road or public place, he is guilty of an offence.’ Road Traffic Act 1988 section 3.

Maximum penalty

  • Fine not exceeding £2,500;
  • Licence Endorsed with 3-9 Penalty points; and/ or
  • The Court may disqualify for any period.

If you are charged with any of these offences and conviction might result in you having more than 12 penalty points on your licence please click here as you could lose your driving licence. Our expert team of lawyers can help you prepare and present your case to the Court in the best possible way to ensure you have the best chance of avoiding disqualification.

Pricing and timescales

To provide you with the accurate and relevant pricing information to help you make a considered decision when choosing and purchasing legal services from our Motoring Offences team please visit our Legal fees for Motoring Offences page or contact us.

Driving Without Due Care Lawyers

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Associate - Team Leader Crime

Andy Cave LLB


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