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The Offences And Their Punishment

Death By Careless Driving (under the influence of alcohol or drugs)

This will result in a disqualification for a minimum 12 month period and a re test and carries 10 years imprisonment, a fine, or both

Death By Dangerous Driving

This will carry a compulsary minimum disqualification of 12 months and re test and carries a maximum period of imprisonment of 10 years.

Drink Driving (Including Drugs)

This offence carries a minimum disqualification of 12 months or 36 months if previous offence up to 10 years beforehand. Maximum imprisonment for up to 6 months and/or fine up to 5000

Drunk In Charge

This carries endorsement of your licence with between 3 and 11 points, a discretionary disqualification and/or a fine of up to 5000 or 6 months imprisonment.

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Dangerous Driving

This offence carries disqualification for a minimum 12 months followed by a re test. It also carries 6 months imprisonment in the Magistrates Court and 2 years maximum in the Crown Court.

Failure To Provide Road Side Breath Test

This carries a discretionary disqualification 4 penalty points and up to 1000 fine.

Failure To Provide Speciman For Anaysis.

This carries a minimum disqualification of 12 months or 36 months if there is a similar offence less that 10 years before, a fine up to 5000 and up to 6 months imprisonment.

All Speeding Offences

This offence carries in between 3 and 6 penalty points and a fine up to 1000. The Court also has the power to impose a disqualification usually where the excess speed is over 30mph.

Driving Without Due Care And Attention

This offence carries in between 3 and 9 penalty points, a fine up to 1000 and a discretionary disqualification.

Failure To Comply With Traffic Signs.

This offence carries 3 penalty points and a fine up to 1000 and a discretionary disqualification

Using A Vehicle In A Dangerous Condition

This offence carries 3 penalty points. It also carries a discretionary disqualification and a fine up to 2500 or 5000 if the vehicle is a goods vehicle or a passenger vehicle with more than 8 passengers

Using A Motor Vehicle Without Insurance

This offence carries between 6 and 8 penalty points, a fine up to 5000 and a discretionary disqualification.

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Failing To Stop Or Report To The Police

This offence carries between 5 to 10 penalty points, a fine up to 5000 and a discretionary disqualification

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Endorsable Offences Points Maximum Fine Ban
Speeding 3 to 6 1000 A ban is discretionary for all of the endorsable
Speeding with fixed fine penalty 3 Fixed offences unless the defendant totals 12 or more
Careless driving/ driving an unsafe vehicle 3 to 9 2,500 to 5,000 points in which case a ban is mandatory, subject
Non compliance with traffic signs or directions 3 1,000 to a successful argument for exceptional hardship
Driving while disqualified 6 5,000
Driving without insurance 6 to 8 5,000
Failure to stop to give details or report to police 5 to 10 5,000

Dangerous and Driving under the influence Points Maximum Fine Ban Prison Sentence
Causing death while under the influence Ban Trial Compulsary minimum 12 months Max. 10 Years
Causing death by dangerous driving Ban Trial Compulsary minimum 12 months Max. 14 Years
Driving under the influence Ban 5,000 Compulsary minimum 12 months Max. 6 Months
Dangerous driving Ban Trial * Compulsary minimum 12 months 6 Mon. to 2 Years*
Failure to provide specimen Ban 5,000 Compulsary minimum 12 months Max. 6 Months
Under the influence in charge of a vehicle 3 to 11 5,000 As for endorsable offences above Max. 6 Months
Failure to provide a road side breath test 4 1,000


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