Penalty Points

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Fewer goods vehicle drivers are being prose...

May 14, 2024No Comments

Almost 20,000 truckers were prosecuted for speeding in the UK last year – but the number of fines has fallen by a quarter since 2021.

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Views sought on new sentencing guidelines f...

Jul 18, 2022Comments off

A comprehensive package of 12 new and revised sentencing guidelines for offenders convicted of motoring offences in England and Wales has been put out for

What the UK’s new mobile phone laws mean ...

Jun 28, 2022Comments off

Fleet managers and drivers are still not fully up to speed about the use of mobile phones while driving. The introduction of new laws in

Woman looking at her mobile phone while driving

‘Have you got the message?’ asks GEM

Mar 07, 2022Comments off

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is warning drivers that updated mobile phone laws will come into force this month*. The new rules

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New mobile phone laws; fleet managers urged...

Feb 15, 2022Comments off

Fleet managers are being urged to take action to protect their business and their staff from the risks posed by using a mobile phone while

Portal provides updates on Operation SNAP s...

Aug 02, 2021Comments off

A new portal has been launched to enable those who submit footage of driving offences in Wales to access an update on the status of

Repeat offenders “need to be removed from...

Mar 22, 2021Comments off

IAM RoadSmart has called on the Government to ensure that all drivers who have amassed 12 or more penalty points have their licences revoked. DVLA

Pensioners have more penalty points than yo...

Mar 09, 2021Comments off

There are more than 304,000 pensioners (over 65s) currently driving on UK roads with penalty points on their licence, nearly 25 times the number of

New 2021 mobile phone driving laws

Mar 03, 2021Comments off

This year, the Department for Transport are reviewing the laws regarding using your phone behind the wheel. Currently, if you are caught using your mobile

Motorists submit more than 35 dash cam vide...

Nov 27, 2020Comments off

Motorists and other road users have sent 52,174 dash cam recordings of potential traffic offences to UK police forces since 2017, with more than a