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Drug Driving

On December 4, 2014, Posted by , In Featured,Road Traffic,Uncategorised, By , With Comments Off on Drug Driving

‘Drug Driving’ This is one of a series of blogs in relation to a statutory instrument that comes into force on 2nd March 2015, entitled Drug Driving (Specified Limits) (England and Wales) Regulations 2014. It’s a fairly innocuous sounding piece of subordinate legislation, but I am sure it is going…

Benefits of a conference

On September 18, 2012, Posted by , In Uncategorised, With No Comments

Recently I represented a client at the Maidstone Magistrates’ Court. He had accrued 12 points on his license and was expecting to be disqualified. To the lay person, there seemed little chance of a successful outcome. We had a long conference, during which I discovered that material existed which allowed…

Colour blindness and red traffic lights

On February 9, 2012, Posted by , In Uncategorised, By , With No Comments

Colour-blind people make up to 10% of the population – something that surprised me. They have difficulty distinguishing between red and green, particularly when confronted by new LED traffic lights. Professor Ochiai of Kyushu Sangyo University in Japan has been working on the problem since 2003. He is now testing…