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Drink, Drugs and the Driver

BPP Professional Education
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Professional Training
0 days
291 GBP excl. VAT
Professional Training
Course Dates
Online courses
291 GBP
01/12/2022

Online courses
291 GBP
01/12/2022

Course description

Overview

This course will take you through the most important case-law and legislation in the area of alcohol, drugs and driving. The purpose of the course is to greatly increase your knowledge when dealing with defendants charged with the main offences contained in the Road Traffic Act 1988. The Sections are not easy to understand and they will be examined in some detail.

Who is this for?

  • Apprentices
  • Trainee Solicitors
  • Qualified Solicitors
  • Partners
  • Advocates
  • Legal Execs

What will you learn?

This course will consider all of the following factors:

  • Sections 4 – 7A of the Road Traffic Act 1988 – the offences
  • The meaning of ‘driving’, ‘attempting to drive’ and being ‘in charge’
  • Penalty points and disqualification from driving
  • Special reasons
  • Guidance published by the Sentencing Council
  • Defences in this area

PSC Elective

This course may be undertaken as a PSC elective, although it may also be attended by non-trainees.

SRA Competencies

A2 a and d

A4 a, b and c

B2 a,

B5 a ,b, c, d, e, g and h

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Suitability - Who should attend?

  • Apprentices
  • Trainee Solicitors
  • Qualified Solicitors
  • Partners
  • Advocates
  • Legal Execs

Outcome / Qualification etc.

This course will consider all of the following factors:

  • Sections 4 – 7A of the Road Traffic Act 1988 – the offences
  • The meaning of ‘driving’, ‘attempting to drive’ and being ‘in charge’
  • Penalty points and disqualification from driving
  • Special reasons
  • Guidance published by the Sentencing Council
  • Defences in this area

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