Date: 20th June 2019
Place: Harrogate Magistrates Court
Offence: Drink Driving
Defence: Technical Defence
Keep My Driving Licence Solicitors Part of Millars Solicitors made representations to the Crown Prosecution Service that there appeared to be no evidence of the defendant driving. It is an essential ingredient of the offence that the defendant is actually driving with excess alcohol. She accepted that she had consumed alcohol but this was after she had stopped driving. This is commonly referred to as a hipflask defence. In the circumstances, the Crown Prosecution Service withdrew the case against Miss W.