The article provides a summary of the complex UK penalty points system used for road traffic offences. Penalty points, and possible imprisonment or disqualification, are classified according to the following offences: Accident offences; Disqualified driver; Careless driving; Construction and use offences; Reckless/dangerous driving; Drink or drugs; Insurance offences; Licence offences; Miscellaneous offences; Motorway offences; Pedestrian offences; Provisional licence offences; Speed limits; Traffic directions and signs; Theft or unauthorised taking; Special code; and Additional code.

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  • Publication Date: 1994-4-21


  • English

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  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 28-31
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    • Publisher: Reed Business Information, Limited
    • ISSN: 0010-3063

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  • Accession Number: 00665329
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Sep 9 1994 12:00AM