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Driving Whilst Disqualified

motorbike solicitor has produced a series of Offence Guides geared at helping motorcycle riders and their pillion passengers understand common road traffic offences and the issues facing them should they be stopped by the police.

This page contains our guide to the offence of driving whilst disqualified.

Driving a motorbike (or any motor vehicle) if you have been disqualified from driving is an offence, as is obtaining a licence if you are disqualified and allowing someone to drive a motorbike (or motor vehicle) that you know is disqualified.

The police have the right to arrest anyone found driving a motorbike whom they believe to be disqualified.

To prosecute it must be shown that you were riding the motorbike and disqualified from driving at the time. No NIP (Notice of Intended Prosecution) is required for driving whilst disqualified. It is not necessary for you to be aware that you have been disqualified, and many people are disqualified in their absence these days.

Driving whilst disqualified offence?

Please do not hesitate to contact our approachable team for free impartial advice and no obligation legal guidance.

Call motorbike solicitor 01606 592159

Those convicted of driving whilst disqualified (or allowing someone to do so) face up to 6 months in prison and/or a fine up to £5,000, 6 penalty points and discretionary disqualification. For clients with very bad motorbike driving histories, ASBOs may be imposed.

Obtain a driving licence whilst disqualified and you face a fine up to £1,000.

Motorbike solicitor, in your defence, may be able to show that you had no option but to drive whilst disqualified to avoid being seriously hurt or others being seriously hurt. We may be able to assist by advising you on which aspects of your personal circumstances the Court will be likely to consider when reaching its verdict.

As a legal specialist in this field, motorbike solicitor would suggest that you seek robust legal advice without delay for this offence as facing prison is at stake.

If you are involved in a scenario of driving whilst disqualified, sound legal advice and expertise may be obtained from motorbike solicitor now. Simply call 01606 592159


motorbike solicitor
Grange House,
5 Grange Lane,

Tel: 01606 592159