Dangerous Driving on M8 at Hamilton Sheriff Court. The client was charged with dangerous driving at speed of 109mph on a 50mph section of the M8. Not only was he facing lengthy disqualification, but also imprisonment. Having identified a number of problems with the case a plea of guilty was tendered to a charge of speeding at a much reduced speed.
Dominic Sellar has appeared in thousands of cases. What follows is a selection of cases that reflects his experience in the area of road traffic law. Although personal details have been omitted each case is verifiable. Most of the cases arose during Dominic Sellar’s employment with another firm.
Drink Driving Offence at Airdrie Sheriff Court. The client was charged with drink driving. This was a case in which the defence was based on technical issues relating police procedures. The case also concerned driving under the influence of alcohol in circumstances where the driver was escaping the threat of violence. The client was found not guilty during the trial due to a technicality concerning a blood sample which had been provided.
Drink Driving Offence at Paisley Sheriff. The client was charged with drink driving and his licence and job were at risk. This was a case in which the client had provided a specimen of blood. Among other things Dominic Sellar focused the case on police procedure. After hearing evidence over two days the Sheriff found the client Not Guilty.
Speeding on M74 at Lanark JP Court. Penalty points imposed for driving at excessive speed on M74 .