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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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John Edward Chappell, 56, of Chapel Street, Middlesbrough, fined PS660, licence endorsed with six penalty points, ordered to pay PS85 costs and PS66 in charges for driving without appropriate insurance.
Our analysis of data on penalty points has revealed that the Stamfordham postcode area of Northumberland is the one that has the highest concentration of drivers with licence points.
In some parts of the North East more than 10% of drivers have penalty points
The PSBased on Department for Transport data, 15 per cent of people with a driver's licence in the PH39 postcode have at least one penalty point.
One in 10 drivers still admit to drink-driving and the penalty points statistics are showing it is still a problem out there.
com issued a Freedom of Information request to the DVLA requesting data on provisional licence holders with penalty points for motoring offences.
The PPS is meant to deter the commission of road traffic offences by assigning penalty points on conviction for certain road traffic offences.
In your case therefore, even though you are the sole director, you will avoid the imposition of penalty points.
The fines are e1/4100 for up to 35mg/dL; e1/4200 and two penalty points for between 36mg/dL and 55mg/dL; e1/4300 and three penalty points for between 56 mg/dL and 70mg/dL.
Richard Grindrod, of the Driving Instructors Democratic Union section of Unite, said doubling penalty points was an approach which needed a lot more consideration.
At present no foreigner can get penalty points on their license no matter what traffic law they break.
O'Sullivan, of Barsby Close, Atherstone, who already had three penalty points on his licence, admitted driving on the M69 at Ansty without insurance and without a test certificate.