Legal Updates

Who benefits from the 90 day Clause?

May we congratulate the IMDA on the first and positive step to launch membership of the Association. Free membership is attractive and tempting for any motor trader, but the devil is always in the detail.
Published: 22 Nov 2017

The Motor Ombudsman confirm they CANNOT provide specific legal advice to Motor Traders

Following our latest legal update Exploding the myths of ADR we have been contacted by Holly McAllister who oversees the ADR Service at The Motor Ombudsman.

She acknowledges that there are various myths surrounding ADR and that Lawgistics have been instrumental in correcting the same, even when the Local Trading Authorities get it wrong.

Published: 30 Mar 2017

Coming to law with clean hands in the smoke of dirty emissions

How can an independent dealer make clear to prospective customers that he specialises in the repair and maintenance of particular makes of vehicles?
Published: 11 May 2016

Drug Driving Laws

New drug driving laws came into effect on the 2nd March 2016.  They only apply to England and Wales and not to Scotland or Northern Ireland.  The Road Traffic Act 1988 has been amended to include an offence of driving, attempting to drive or being in charge of a motor vehicle when under the influence of a specified controlled drug exceeding the maximum legal limit for that particular drug.
Published: 31 Mar 2016

‘Without Prejudice' Best Wishes for the forthcoming Winter Holiday from all at Lawgistics

As a gesture of goodwill, and without any acceptance of liability, on a “without prejudice” basis we extend to you best wishes for the forthcoming winter holiday.  This is on the clear understanding that the wishes are gender neutral and do not imply any discrimination for your personal religious beliefs or if you have none, your lack of them, and further such wishes, should not be considered to reflect the beliefs, or otherwise, of the writer, Lawgistics or anyone working therein.
Published: 09 Dec 2015

Full Service History - The hidden danger

Of course when describing a vehicle as having "full service history" it is not only the consumer who avidly reads the advertisement.

Published: 06 Jan 2015

'Without Prejudice' Best Wishes for the forthcoming Winter Holiday from all at Lawgistics

As a gesture of goodwill, and on a "without prejudice" basis we extend to you best wishes for the forthcoming winter holiday. 


Published: 08 Dec 2014

Health & Safety fees are set to increase early in the New Year

The Sentencing Council of the UK have set out their recommendations for the sentencing of Health and Safety offences in their latest draft guidance sent out for consultation.

Published: 21 Nov 2014