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Cars and Motoring

Cutting-edge comment and insight on the world of motoring law. Observe as our commentators delve into a range of topics which all motorists should keep themselves on top of.

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Driven to act - when people bring private prosecutions

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 14 March 2016
  2. Cars and Motoring
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A notable recent case highlighted the rarely-used freedom of individuals and private organisations to bring their own criminal cases.

Drink driving at Christmas - don't do it!

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 18 December 2015
  2. Cars and Motoring
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Drink driving is a serious crime which costs lives. Even if you don’t cause any harm by drink driving, you could ruin your own life.

Driving in the EU - are your tyres ready for winter?

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 17 December 2015
  2. Cars and Motoring
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Rules on driving in winter weather vary across the EU - don't get caught out!

Private parking tickets – how they can be challenged

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 02 November 2015
  2. Cars and Motoring
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Here’s the lowdown on private parking tickets, and how you can avoid paying the “fines” that come with them.

No smoke without ire - new ban on smoking in cars with children

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 30 September 2015
  2. Cars and Motoring
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As of October 1st, smoking in an enclosed vehicle in the presence of a child under the age of 18 will be illegal, punishable by a £50 penalty notice,