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Have you actually been charged with dangerous driving please?Alex
Ok - dangerous driving is where your standard of driving falls well below the standard of a reasonable driver and is considered to be dangerous.
Sadly because of the excessive alcohol, going over the line on the hill and causing injury my view is that this matter will be dealt with at the Crown Court.
Its not just a single incident of bad driving, you were over limit and caused injury.
As such if you want to avoid prison you should plead guilty as you get 25% discount and hope that any sentence for prison is suspended.
Sadly though the fact you were over the limit and have been disqualified for the same reason before only 6 years ago is clearly a risk factor.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?Alex
Sadly not, because a Judge will say you should have thought about that before committing the offence. It helps as mitigation but thats it. The fact you used drink to escape in fact makes matters worse. You can get character references but this will rarely add anything.
Sadly I can only tell you what the law is - prison I think is fairly high risk - it just depends whether any sentence can be suspended.
The difficulty is this is the second time in drink within such a short place of time. However your strongest point is a guilty plea.
Does that clarify? Alex
Its really hard to say. I would think 1 year, hopefully suspended.
Not really, you were in drink, thats the issue.
I am sorry. Alex
If I could invite you to rate my answer before you go today please, otherwise the site does not credit me for the time spent with you today. Thanks and good luck. Alex