Driving without a licence and the consequences

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In Scotland, driving without a licence is highly prohibited, and if you are caught driving a vehicle without a licence you are risking your licence. To drive a vehicle on the road in Scotland, you must hold a valid driving licence; if you fail to do so, you are committing a driving offence.

There are criminal sanctions for individuals who are found without a valid licence in Scotland, and you are likely to face hefty fines, penalties or even a criminal charge. If you have been charged with driving without a licence, contact our friendly team at Belmont Solicitors now. 

Offences that relate to driving without a licence 

There is a range of offences that qualify under driving without a licence, this includes cases of individuals who drive without the correct licence, or drive whilst disqualified. When disqualified from driving, you cannot drive until your ban has been lifted, in some cases, you may have to reapply for your licence. If your licence has been revoked as a new driver, you cannot drive until you reapplied for your provisional licence and passed all the necessary tests. 

If you are facing charges for driving without a licence, we highly advise that you contact our experienced road traffic solicitors, at Belmont Solicitors now, for a free initial consultation. 

What are the charges for driving without a licence?

The penalties for driving without a licence in Scotland can be severe. The penalties for being caught driving without a licence are the same for driving whilst disqualified. That means that when charged with driving without a licence you can face fines and penalties up to £1,000 and 3-6 penalty points on your licence. If you are facing charges for driving without a licence, we highly advise you to contact our friendly team at Belmont Solicitors. 

Are you facing motoring charges? 

If you think you have committed an offence or have received a notice that you did, we highly advise that you contact one of our motoring experts as soon as possible. We will ensure that you come out with the best possible outcome and you are well informed of the processes you are likely to face. If you are facing court dates, our experienced solicitors have excellent relations with barristers in Glasgow; that will defend your case in court to the highest possible standard. 

Contact Belmont Solicitors now. 

We understand that facing driving charges can be an extremely confusing and stressful time for anyone. We will ensure that your process is as stress-free as possible, enabling you to come out with the lowest possible charges, enabling you to get back to your daily life. 

Contact us now by calling 0141 7298 848 or email us at info@belmontsolicitors.co.uk or pop into our office in the heart of Glasgow!

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