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If you have received a summons to Court or been told you have been reported for summons, it is essential that you get advice as soon as possible. Vickers Chisman Wishlade solicitors expert Road Traffic solicitors can provide advice and advocacy services. They can appear in Court either with or for you. It is especially important if you face a driving ban or disqualification under the totting up provisions contained in the Road Traffic Acts.

Legal Aid is often available for serious road traffic cases such as fatal accidents, dangerous driving and excess alcohol cases where there are high alcohol readings. So contact Vickers Chisman Wishlade solicitors today if you have any concerns and we will discuss your case with you.

  • Careless driving
  • Dangerous driving
  • Causing death by dangerous driving
  • Drink driving
  • Drug driving
  • Condition and use offences

  • Driving whilst disqualified
  • Driving without insurance
  • Failing to notify DVLA
  • Mobile phone offences
  • Road rage incidents
  • Speeding offences


If you are located in Teesside or the surrounding area, you may wish to make use of our drop in road traffic clinic held at our Stockton-on-Tees office each Tuesday afternoon between 2 pm and 4 pm. 

You may attend without an appointment and we do not charge a fee for an initial 20 minute consultation.


Road Traffic Law. (Driving Offences).


Road Traffic Law (Driving Offences) can have a massive affect on your ability to earn a living. You probably invested a lot of time and money to obtain your driving licence and being disqualified from driving could cause a number of problems.

Road traffic law is complex and expert advice specific to your personal circumstances is essential if you want to secure your driving licence.


All of our criminal lawyers can help you with motoring offences and advise you in relation to road traffic law. Elizabeth McGowan is very experienced in this area and gained considerable expertise and knowledge of dealing with Road Traffic Act cases during her former career as a Magistrates' Court Clerk, advising the Magistrates' on the law and procedure applicable in driving cases.


If you have received a notice of intended prosecution (Section 172 notice) or have been contacted by the police, Vickers Chisman Wishlade solicitors can advise and represent you. We can deal with a wide range of offences including: