Advice please - urgent!

Convicted Driver Insurance

longy27

New member
Hello All,

I was hoping to get some advise on my situation.

I was pulled up on a private driveway to a farmers field in my vehicle with the engine NOT running and the keys were not in the ignition but on the passengers seat. When I wish to smoke I will drive to this location and park my car smoke and then either walk home or get a taxi back home as I don't drug drive.

The police came and asked me what I was doing there and smelt the Cannabis and asked me for a drug saliva sample. I provided this and was positive for Cannabis. I was arrested and had my bloods taken and then was released on investigation. I have an interview with the officer tomorrow.

I was hoping to get some advise on this and how I can defend myself? Also would it be worth paying the £400 fee I have been quoted to have my blood sample tested privately in this case?

I was arrested on Driving whilst unfit through drugs and incharge whillst unfit due to drugs,

Any help is greatly appreciated.

T
 

Martin Hammond

Solicitor
Good morning,

If you are looking to defend yourself you would be best placed to hire a solicitor.

The issue of private driveway could be a defence but it is not a strong defence as it is likely to be classed as a public place if the public have access to it. That said, there are other defences which a good specialist solicitor will discuss with you.

I would not attend interview without a solicitor, a lot of defences could be lost at interview stage.

I would definitely have your blood tested, an accurate independent test will be a big help further down the line.

Kind regards
Martin.
 
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