Log In

Reset Password

Taxi driver fined for traffic offences

A 41-year-old taxi driver has been fined for causing an accident five years ago.

Brandon Levon, of Pembroke, pleaded guilty to disobeying a traffic sign and driving without reasonable consideration for others on November 10, 2011.

Magistrates' Court heard this morning that Levon's taxi was stationary in the west bound lane of the Causeway, in the vicinity of the diagonal hatch by the steel bridge, when a motorcycle heading towards the roundabout hit him from behind. Police were informed and an investigation determined that Levon was at fault.

In court today, Levon said he had picked up passengers who then changed their mind about the journey and he pulled over to let them out.

Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo fined Levon $800 for driving without reasonable consideration and gave him ten demerit points on his licence.

He was fined a further $100 and handed another two demerit points for disobeying the traffic sign.

It is The Royal Gazette's policy not to allow comments on stories regarding court cases. As we are legally liable for any slanderous or defamatory comments made on our website, this move is for our protection as well as that of our readers.

You must be Registered or to post comment or to vote.

Published November 15, 2016 at 11:21 am (Updated November 15, 2016 at 11:21 am)

Taxi driver fined for traffic offences

What you
Need to
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon