Services
People
News and Events
Other
Blogs

Road Traffic Law Blog

Where can you legally use electric scooters, electric bicycles, and electric quad bikes?

Michael Pace
  • Posted
  • Author

With the UK experiencing great summer weather, many people want to use this opportunity to get outside in new and exciting ways. If you own an electric scooter, quad bike or similar mode of transportation, it’s important to understand the rules and...

Can I claim compensation after a crash caused by a road defect?

Michael Pace
  • Posted
  • Author

If you have been involved in a road traffic accident, we understand how much of an effect it may have had on your life and the lives of your loved ones. Many people know that they can claim compensation if an accident is caused by someone else, but what if...

MOTORISTS WRONGLY PROSECUTED FOR SPEEDING ON B1191 IN LINCOLNSHIRE 1 March 2019 and 1 July 2020.

Michael Pace
  • Posted
  • Author

Michael Pace a specialist road traffic lawyer has recently represented three motorists who were prosecuted for speeding on the B1191 between Kirkstead Bridge and Martin South Drove. All three have had their charges dropped after he made enquiries and...

Speeding tickets and what to do (and what not to do)

Michael Pace
  • Posted
  • Author

Many people receive a speeding ticket and without asking any questions simply reply to the police giving their details. Some people do not properly follow the instruction on the Notice and get themselves into worse trouble, ending up with 6 points instead...

Can I make a claim for a road traffic accident caused by bad weather?

Michael Pace
  • Posted
  • Author

If you have been involved in a road traffic accident, we understand how much of an impact this may have had on your life. The winter months with ice, snow and heavy rain can make driving a hazardous activity, leading to road traffic accidents and personal...

SPEEDING IN THE A1 ROADWORKS NEAR GRANTHAM

Michael Pace
  • Posted
  • Author

Lots of motorists have been left wondering how they managed to get caught speeding whilst going through the road works on the A1 to the west of Grantham, after receiving a Notice of Intended Prosecution (NIP) from Lincolnshire Police. Michael Pace solicitor...

Coronavirus and necessary driving/riding

Michael Pace
  • Posted
  • Author

What is 'necessary' driving/riding in the current emergency? We are as everyone knows living in extraordinary times. The Prime Minister has told us we are expected, unless we have no alternative, to work from home and to only leave the house if it...

COVID-19 Office Closure

  • Posted

COVID-19 CLIENT NOTICE Chattertons are open and we are working hard to provide our usual high standard of service to our clients. We are now able to see clients for essential meetings, by appointment only.   Most of our advisors are working...

Coronavirus COVID-19 Chattertons Update

  • Posted

Chattertons Solicitors  are open for business.  However we are following government recommendations and would encourage you not to visit any of our offices except by prior arrangement. We are closely monitoring the developments of COVID-19 and are...

Quad Bikes and the Law

Michael Pace
  • Posted
  • Author

There have been numerous fatal accidents involving quad bikes this year alone, including the death of 21-year-old Amarna Carthy from Nottinghamshire who died while riding a quad bike on holiday in Turkey. According to the Health and Safety Executive the...

Is your driving licence photo out of date?

Michael Pace
  • Posted
  • Author

The plastic part of the two part driving licence has a photograph upon it. To the right of the photo at no. 4b is a date. This is the date when the photograph expires. That is all it is. Some police forces have interpreted this date as if the licence...