Legal News & Articles

Never drive in a lane with a red X

10 June 2019

From the 10th June 2019, motorway cameras will be able to be used to automatically catch drivers who drive in a lane with a red X. The penalty is £100 and 3 penalty points on your driving record.

Rough sleeping: Arrests fall as police brand law 'archaic'

04 June 2019

Police have criticised a law allowing beggars and rough sleepers to be arrested, as figures reveal they are using their powers less. Arrests under the Vagrancy Act have halved over two years, data obtained by the BBC suggests.

Non-emergency 101 calls to become free

28 May 2019

Calls to the 101 police non-emergency number will be free from April 2020. The Home Office has announced that it will scrap the 15p charge and spend £5m a year to fund the phone service in the UK.

Legal Article: But I thought I was covered to drive!

28 May 2019

Legal Article: There is no shortage of drivers intent on either simply driving without insurance cover or finding ways to try to get round the law. PNLD’s Chris Smith, draws on calls made to the Motor Insurance Bureau (MIB) Police Helpline to examine some of the misconceptions that occur.

Home Secretary speech on counter-terrorism

20 May 2019

In a speech at New Scotland Yard, home to the headquarters of counter-terrorism policing in the UK, the Home Secretary reasserted the UK’s leading international role in countering terrorism and keeping people safe from emerging threats.