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I have recieved a SJP notice speeding offence to which I was

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I have recieved a SJP notice for a speeding offence to which I was the driver. I was recorded driving at 78mph in a variable speed limit of 50mph. What is the likely outcome if I plead guilty?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I currently have 3 points for a SP 30 offence and need my license for work.
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.

Is that the only other conviction you have please? When was that?
Alex

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
only other conviction 2 years ago.
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

Thanks. The starting point is a fine, 6 points or disqualification for 7-56 days. If you plead guilty then you get 1/3rd off any sentence.

The Court is more likely to give you points as this lasts for 3 years and is a reminder of your speeding. If they disqualify you then at the end of the period, you have your licence back.

So if you plead guilty you are likely to get points and a fine.

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Alex

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the likely outcome is 6 points plus a means tested fine? How much is this liekely to be? Should I state on the mitigating circumstances the need to have a license for work in order to steer the court away from a disqualification?
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

Thats likely to be 100% of your weekly income. The fact you need it for work is not relevant mitigation. Mitigation is quiet road, no danger caused to others etc.......

Does that clarify? Alex

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
thanks. Is there any danger of getting 9 points for this offence?
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

No. The maximum you would get is 6.

Does that clarify? Alex

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

Good luck. Alex