McCrone v Riding: 1938

The defendant had been acquitted of careless driving after the magistrates held that he was ‘exercising oll the skill and attention to be expected from a peson with his short experience’
Held: The justices were in error. The basic standard expected of a new driver was the same as that expected of any driver with the same duty as provided in the Act.


[1938] 1 All ER 157


Road Traffic Act 1930 12


England and Wales

Crime, Road Traffic

Updated: 12 May 2022; Ref: scu.190011