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26 January 2024

Road Crime and the Life time sentence myth

Summary of a RoadPeace webinar discussing road crime and why no one ever receives a lifetime sentence for killing someone by dangerous driving.

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22 December 2023

Empowering tomorrow's legal minds

A peek into my journey hosting work experience at RTA Law LLP with students from Peebles High School.

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13 December 2023

Key staff changes at RTA LAW LLP

RTA LAW LLP announces new staff changes with immediate effect.

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11 December 2023

Eradicating the element of surprise

Brenda Mitchell, Senior Partner discusses the benefits of an Advanced driving course with The Institute of Advanced Motorists.

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24 November 2023

Twenty's plenty for us, isn’t it?

The key focus of Road Safety Week 2023 is on 'speed' so a debate about the introduction of 20mph speed limits is inevitable.

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12 November 2023

What's going on at the MIB

An increase in the time taken to process claims, a reduction in employee numbers and a significant hike in Directors remuneration is unacceptable and utterly shameful.

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31 August 2023

Work Experience for young students

We were delighted to be able to offer some work experience to two young students who wanted to find out more about what it's like to work in a niche practice law firm.

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16 July 2023

Poor maintenance causes increase in deaths

According to figures obtained from Police Scotland, road defects, especially potholes, have been blamed for 15 deaths and over 700 injuries since 2013 

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22 May 2023

The new autonomous future

Certainly, whilst it seems the future is already here, remote driving remains a legal grey area as its neither prohibited nor expressly allowed under current legislation.

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26 March 2023

Stormy seas for defence of automatism

The defence of automatism should not mean that parties injured due to the negligence of another should be left exposed and unprotected.

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23 February 2023

Improving Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian fatalities appear to be on the increase. Associate, Jo Clancy, looks at the reasons for this and considers whether there are any sensible measures which can be taken by drivers and/or pedestrians to remedy the situation.

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5 December 2022

Money or Quality of Life?

Which is more important to someone who has experienced life-changing injuries? A large sum of money or a new quality of life? The former is meaningless without the latter.

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