For the vast majority of the public, the only time they are likely to come into contact with the criminal justice system is as a result of a motoring offence. On average every year, up to a quarter of a million motorists receive a driving ban. There are 3 ways in which you could lose your driving licence:
Instant Driving BanOther Driving Offences – most offences are punishable with penalty points and a fine, some offences carry a discretionary or even a mandatory ban ....
Totting Up ProcedureShould a driver reach 12 penalty points in a 3 year period, the Court guidelines are an automatic disqualification of 6 months should be imposed ....
New Drivers ActYour licence is revoked if you amass 6 penalty points within the first 2 years ....
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the maximum punishment/fine/penalty points/DVLA licence ban?
Will I lose my driving licence? How long will I lose my driving licence for?
How do I avoid a driving ban?
Do I really need to instruct a specialist lawyer, solicitor or barrister if I face a ban?
How long will it take my case to get to Court?
What about drink driving offences?
I have been stopped by the Police for no insurance, is this a serious offence?
What affect will a driving disqualification have on my insurance?
I have been banned from driving can I appeal?
I have been banned, what happens next?
What happens if I am caught driving whilst disqualified?