Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
Any offence has to be start prosecution within 6 months.
However for now please let me know whether this is a work van, used by others?
Yes, this work van is used by others.
Ok - and do you keep a log of who uses it and when?
No log is kept, however, the company does know what job we were doing and which employees would've been using it at that time.
So you are able to nominate who would have been driving?
Hold on - the offence was 4th march this year right?
Yes we can nominate who was driving. this latest letter does say that they have my "previous admission to being either, the driver or passenger of said vehicle. Yes the offence was 04/03 this year.
But they have not started any proceedings?
No they haven't started any proceedings yet.
Ok - then they are out of time
They have 6 months to lay a charge for speeding
This means it had to be laid by 4th September 2014
They have not done so
So at this stage you do not have to do anything.
Any charge would be out of time. it has to be within 6 months
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Even though they should've settled it by 4th September, can there still be a back lash to this?
Not after this amount of time no
They would need to have laid a charge at Court by 4th September.
What do you advise my next course of action to be?
If that had happened then you would have heard by now.
You dont need to do anything
No reply, no nothing? Do I just tell them that they should've settled it by 4th September if they try and persist?
Yes you can do that. Write and say that they are out of time as any charge should have been brought within 6 months and is now time barred
But at least you have avoided 3 points and a fine
I have indeed, thank you very much, your advice has been invaluable. May you have a good weekend, mine's just got better.
Happy to help.
Can I clarify anything else for you?
No that is all, thank you once again.