Bacardi Martini fined over motoring offence

Daily Echo: £780 fine for drinks firm £780 fine for drinks firm

A HAMPSHIRE drinks company has been fined £780 for failing to reveal the identity of a driver accused of an offence.

Bacardi Martini Ltd, of Church Green Close, Kings Worthy, did not tell police who was driving a 61-reg Mini Countryman between May 10 to 17.

Magistrates in Basingstoke fined the company £650 and ordered it to pay a victim surcharge of £65 and costs of £65.

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6:26am Mon 16 Dec 13

Turtlebay says...

They'll deduct that from income tax!

In other words they got off free!
They'll deduct that from income tax! In other words they got off free! Turtlebay

9:08am Mon 16 Dec 13

Linesman says...

The vehicle should also have been impounded as it was used in the furtherance of a crime.
The vehicle should also have been impounded as it was used in the furtherance of a crime. Linesman

9:41am Mon 16 Dec 13

Big Mac says...

So they must know who was driving a company vehicle at the time of the claimed offence, but decide not to reveal the identity of the driver.
Or, they haven't a clue who's out on the road driving on there behalf.
More pork pies than mince pies me thinks?
So they must know who was driving a company vehicle at the time of the claimed offence, but decide not to reveal the identity of the driver. Or, they haven't a clue who's out on the road driving on there behalf. More pork pies than mince pies me thinks? Big Mac

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