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Failing to stop/report a road accident

The offence of failing to stop/report a road accident

If you are involved in an accident you are obligated to stop and provide details to others involved or report that incident to the police as soon as possible.

Penalty for failing to stop/report a road accident

If you are convicted of failing to stop/report a road accident you could receive a custodial sentence of up to six months, disqualification of up to twelve months, between five and ten points endorsed on your licence and/or a fine of up to £2,500.

Available defences

There are a number of defences available for the offence of failing to stop and report a road accident. Examples include:

  • You did not realise that an accident had occurred
  • You did not realise that any damage had resulted from the accident

At Ullah Law Associates we are able to advise whether any of the defences are available and to deal with your matter accordingly.

What can Ullah Law Associates do for you?

At Ullah Law Associates our team of extensively experienced solicitors understand how a fine up to £2,500, points endorsed on your licence or disqualification from driving can affect your life. We will endeavour to do all we can to prevent you from being disqualified from driving.

The team at Ullah Law Associates is able to help you at every stage of the way from initial enquiries and police interviews right through to representation at the Magistrates Court if necessary.

What to do next

Contact our road traffic solicitors for advice

If you want the best possible road traffic advice, call our road traffic solicitors on 0208 830 4800. If you are calling out of normal office hours, phone our 24 hour emergency number 07903 734451. Alternatively Fill out the online inquiry form and a member of the team will contact you for a confidential discussion.

Failing to stop/report a road accident

The offence of failing to stop/report a road accident

If you are involved in an accident you are obligated to stop and provide details to others involved or report that incident to the police as soon as possible.

Penalty for failing to stop/report a road accident

If you are convicted of failing to stop/report a road accident you could receive a custodial sentence of up to six months, disqualification of up to twelve months, between five and ten points endorsed on your licence and/or a fine of up to £2,500.

Available defences

There are a number of defences available for the offence of failing to stop and report a road accident. Examples include:

  • You did not realise that an accident had occurred
  • You did not realise that any damage had resulted from the accident

At Ullah Law Associates we are able to advise whether any of the defences are available and to deal with your matter accordingly.

What can Ullah Law Associates do for you?

At Ullah Law Associates our team of extensively experienced solicitors understand how a fine up to £2,500, points endorsed on your licence or disqualification from driving can affect your life. We will endeavour to do all we can to prevent you from being disqualified from driving.

The team at Ullah Law Associates is able to help you at every stage of the way from initial enquiries and police interviews right through to representation at the Magistrates Court if necessary.

What to do next

Contact our road traffic solicitors for advice

If you want the best possible road traffic advice, call our road traffic solicitors on 0208 830 4800. If you are calling out of normal office hours, phone our 24 hour emergency number 07903 734451. Alternatively Fill out the online inquiry form and a member of the team will contact you for a confidential discussion.
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