Our Result - Case Study - Drive in a manner dangerous, drive without due care, drive under the influence- written by Emily Cousins

Reference: 1800002

Charge

Drive in a manner dangerous, drive without due care, drive under the influence or intoxicating liquor and driving with a PCA.

Penalty Received

Following a detailed analysis of the evidence against the client she was able to finalise the entire matter on the basis of the client pleading guilty only to the driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor. Due to the way the matter was finalised, the client received simply a fine and a licence disqualification.

Circumstances

Emily Cousins had a client charged with drive in a manner dangerous, drive without due care, drive under the influence or intoxicating liquor and driving with a PCA.

The incident arose when the client took a corner and crashed his vehicle into a nearly shop front.

Upon police attendance, he blew a blood alcohol reading of 0.309.

Following a detailed analysis of the evidence against the client she was able to finalise the entire matter on the basis of the client pleading guilty only to the driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor.

Due to the circumstances of such a high reading and having caused a crash, the withdrawal of the charge of driving in a manner dangerous is an excellent result.

Due to the way the matter was finalised, the client received simply a fine and a licence disqualification.

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