Don’t despair – 12 points may not necessarily lead to a ban
Penalty Points can be added to your driving licence as a result of a variety of driving offences. The penalty points vary according to the seriousness of the driving offence. Examples include:
The Road Safety Act 2006 introduced a number of new penalties and changes but many of these have yet to be implemented. A change that was introduced on September 24th 2007 was an increase in the number of penalty point endorsements for failing to furnish information, which moved from three to six points.
There are five levels of fines applicable to offences tried in a Magistrates’ Court, which are as follows:
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