penalty point


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penalty point

an endorsement on a driving licence due to a motoring offence. Once sufficient points are accumulated, at present 12, the driver will normally be disqualified from driving unless exceptional hardship can be shown.
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Drivers there picked up penalty points for breaking road rules.
The DVLA provided its most recent information on penalty points, up to and including August last year.
Across the whole of Britain, 2.8 million drivers have at least one penalty point on their licence out of 46.3 million licence holders; that's 6.1% of drivers.
Across the whole of Britain 2.8million drivers have at least one penalty point on their licence out of 46.3million licence holders.
Exclusive analysis of all penalty points issued in 2015 shows the county's licence holders had the nation's highest rate of such offences at 16 per 100,000 population.
At present no foreigner can get penalty points on their license no matter what traffic law they break.
Across Britain as a whole, 2.8 million drivers have at least one penalty point on their licence out of 46.3 million licence holders - which is 6.1%.
The eircom League Disciplinary Commission has issued the following suspensions that will take effect as and from Wednesday, 23rd June 2004 unless otherwise stated: Paul Crowley (Dublin City) suspended for ONE (1) competitive match and fined EUR25 as a result of reaching four (4) penalty points.
But, the figures show that 302,894 had no penalty points recorded as they are holders of non-Irish driving licences.
GOVERNMENT Chief Whip Tom Kitt yesterday called for a doubling of penalty points for speeding and drink-driving offences on bank holiday weekends.
The figure for potential "penalty point swapping" rises to 20pc among the under-24s.