Driving test fraudsters jailed for ‘ridiculously unsophisticated’ scam – The Guardian

Posted August 2nd, 2011 in driving licences, fraud, news, sentencing by sally

“Two bungling drivers have been jailed for hatching a ‘ridiculously unsophisticated’ plot to get one of them a licence.”

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The Guardian, 2nd August 2011

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Driving test fraudster jailed after ‘repeatedly failing client exams’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 13th, 2010 in disqualification, driving licences, fraud, news by sally

“A fraudster, Gageen Preet Singh, repeatedly failed driving tests he took on behalf of candidates across Britain despite being paid hundreds of pounds for each exam he sat, a court heard.”

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Daily Telegraph, 13th August 2010

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Ex-solicitor general Vera Baird given six-month driving ban – The Independent

Posted June 24th, 2010 in driving licences, fines, news, road traffic offences by sally

“A former solicitor general who sped down a motorway at almost 100mph was banned from driving for six months today. Top flight QC and former MP Vera Baird, 60, used all her eloquence in court in an attempt to preserve her licence.  But magistrates at Pontypridd, south Wales, dismissed her lengthy arguments after she admitted driving at 98mph on the M4 near Miskin.”

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The Independent, 23rd June 2010

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Driving ban upheld for speeding 90-year-old – The Independent

Posted June 14th, 2010 in dangerous driving, driving licences, fines, judicial review, news by sally

“A 90-year-old war veteran caught speeding in a car for the disabled must serve a six-month ban, the High Court has ruled.”

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The Independent, 11th June 2010

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Tyneside death cab driver is spared jail – BBC News

Posted May 28th, 2010 in careless driving, driving licences, news, suspended sentences by sally

“A taxi driver who killed a passenger after driving off with his cab door open has been spared jail.”

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BBC News, 27th May 2010

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Taxi driver avoids prison over teenager’s death – The Independent

Posted May 27th, 2010 in careless driving, driving licences, news, suspended sentences by sally

“A taxi driver who was convicted of causing the death of a teenager by careless driving after the 18-year-old jumped from his moving cab was spared jail today.”

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The Independent, 27th May 2010

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Man loses licence after drink-driving in toy Barbie car – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 19th, 2010 in alcohol abuse, conditional discharge, driving licences, news by sally

“A man who was caught drink-driving in a toy car with a top speed of 4mph has been banned from driving.”

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Daily Telegraph, 19th April 2010

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Immigrants and asylum seekers face driving licence ban – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 26th, 2010 in driving licences, immigration, news, uninsured drivers by sally

“Asylum seekers and some immigrants have been banned from applying for a driving licence under changes announced by the Government.”

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Daily Telegraph, 26th March 2010

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Driving licence age set to rise, report says – The Guardian

Posted August 6th, 2007 in driving licences, news, road safety by sally

“The minimum legal driving age could be raised to 18 in an attempt to cut the number of deaths caused by young and inexperienced drivers, it was reported today.”

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The Guardian, 6th August 2007

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