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Being caught speeding 39 in a 30 miles area by a static cam,

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Being caught speeding 39 in a 30 miles area by a static cam, without a licence and without insurance, what to expect
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  F E Smith replied 10 months ago.

You don’t have a licence, then you have no insurance automatically.

The speeding offence would carry 3 points and a £100 fixed penalty.

Driving without a licence is a maximum penalty of £1000.

The courts have the power to disqualify you from getting a licence for the period.

Here is a lengthy article on the subject.

http://www.nopenaltypoints.co.uk/penalties-driving-without-full-licence.html

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I have a provisional licence for 4 years and done my CBT twice, at the moment of the offence the CBT expired 2 weeks ago. Bought a big bike with the idea of passing the test and taking a full licence and that's when the offence happen.
My sister died in November last year and she was the only relative left. I am alone in a foreign country and things just went into spiral, there are still difficult times. I know what i did was wrong and irressponsible and i am ready to pay for that, and i know that sometimes the court cases end up in the media and the idea of everybody around me knowing what i did it is making me even more anxious. Is there any way a solicitor can stop the case ending up in newspapers?