No Insurance Driving Offences, Speeding and Contravening Traffic Direction and Signs. Offence codes, Sentencing and Penalty Points.

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No Insurance Driving Offences, Speeding and Contravening Traffic Direction and Signs. Offence codes,  Sentencing and Penalty Points.

Insurance Driving Offences 

(Driving Offence Code IN10 must stay on a driving licence for 4 years from the date of the offence).

Driving Offence: Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks – otherwise known as driving without insurance.

Driving Offence Code: IN10

Penalty Points: 6 to 8

Licence offences

(These offence codes must stay on a driving licence for 4 years from the date of the offence).

Driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence

Driving Offence Code: LC20

Penalty Points: 3 to 6

Driving after making a false declaration about fitness when applying for a driving licence

Driving Offence Code: LC30

Penalty Points: 3 to 6

Driving a vehicle having failed to notify a disability

Driving Offence Code: LC40

Penalty Points: 3 to 6

Driving after a licence has been cancelled (revoked) or refused on medical grounds

Driving Offence Code: LC50

Penalty Points: 3 to 6

Miscellaneous offences

(These driving offence codes must stay on a driving licence for 4 years from the date of the offence).

Leaving a vehicle in a dangerous position

Driving Offence Code: MS10

Penalty Points: 3

Unlawful pillion riding

Driving Offence Code: MS20

Penalty Points: 3

Play street offences

Driving Offence Code: MS30

Penalty Points: 2

Motor racing on the highway

Driving Offence Code: MS50

Penalty Points: 3 to 11

Offences not covered by other driving offence codes (including offences relating to breach of requirements as to control of vehicle)

Driving Offence Code: MS60

Penalty Points: 3

Driving with uncorrected defective eyesight

Driving Offence Code: MS70

Penalty Points: 3

Refusing to submit to an eyesight test

Driving Offence Code: MS80

Penalty Points: 3

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc

Driving Offence Code: MS90

Penalty Points: 6

Motorway offences

See: drivingsolicitors.co.uk 

(Code MW10 must stay on a driving licence for 4 years from the date of the offence).

Contravention of special roads regulations (excluding speed limits)

Driving Offence Code: MW10

Penalty Points: 3

Pedestrian crossings

(These offence codes must stay on a driving licence for 4 years from the date of the offence.

Code)

Undefined contravention of pedestrian crossing regulations

Driving Offence Code: PC10

Penalty Points: 3

Contravention of pedestrian crossing regulations with moving vehicle

Driving Offence Code: PC20

Penalty Points: 3

Contravention of pedestrian crossing regulations with stationary vehicle

Driving Offence Code: PC30

Penalty Points: 3

Speed limits

(These offence codes must stay on a driving licence for 4 years from the date of the offence).

Exceeding goods vehicle speed limits

Offence Code: SP10

Endorsement: 3 to 6

Exceeding speed limit for type of vehicle (excluding goods or passenger vehicles)

Offence Code: SP20

Endorsement: 3 to 6

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

Offence Code: SP30

Endorsement: 3 to 6

Exceeding passenger vehicle speed limit

Offence Code: SP40

Endorsement: 3 to 6

Exceeding speed limit on a motorway

Offence Code: SP50

Endorsement: 3 to 6

Traffic direction and signs

See: drivingsolicitors.co.uk 

(These driving offence codes must remain on a driving licence for 4 years from the date of the offence).

Failing to comply with traffic light signals

Offence Code: TS10

Endorsement: 3

Failing to comply with double white lines

Offence Code: TS20

Endorsement: 3

Failing to comply with ‘stop’ sign

Offence Code: TS30

Endorsement: 3

Failing to comply with direction of a constable/warden

Offence Code: TS40

Endorsement: 3

Failing to comply with traffic sign (excluding ‘stop’ signs, traffic lights or double white lines)

Offence Code: TS50

Endorsement: 3

Failing to comply with a school crossing patrol sign

Offence Code: TS60

Endorsement: 3

Undefined failure to comply with a traffic direction sign

Offence Code: TS70

Endorsement: 3

Special code

Code TT99 must stay on a driving licence for 4 years from the date of conviction.

It shows as disqualification under totting-up – if the total of penalty points reaches 12 or more within a 3 year period, the driver can be disqualified.

Theft or unauthorised taking

Code UT50 must stay on a driving licence for 4 years from the date of the offence.

Aggravated taking of a vehicle

Offence Code: UT50

Endorsement: 3 to 11

‘Mutual recognition’ codes

You’ll get an ‘MR’ code on your driving licence if you’re disqualified while driving in Northern Ireland or the Isle of Man. Your disqualification period will also be valid in GB and will stay on your record for 4 years from the date of conviction.

Reckless or dangerous driving (whether or not resulting in death, injury or serious risk)

Offence Code: MR09

Wilful failure to carry out the obligation placed on driver after being involved in a road accident (hit or run)

Offence Code: MR19

Driving a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or other substance affecting or diminishing the mental and physical abilities of a driver

Offence Code: MR29

Driving a vehicle faster than the permitted speed

Driving Offence Code: MR39

Driving a vehicle whilst disqualified

Offence Code: MR49

Insurance Driving Offences 

(Driving Offence Code IN10 must stay on a driving licence for 4 years from the date of the offence).

Driving Offence: Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks – otherwise known as driving without insurance.

Driving Offence Code: IN10

Penalty Points: 6 to 8

Licence offences

(These offence codes must stay on a driving licence for 4 years from the date of the offence).

Driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence

Driving Offence Code: LC20

Penalty Points: 3 to 6

Driving after making a false declaration about fitness when applying for a driving licence

Driving Offence Code: LC30

Penalty Points: 3 to 6

Driving a vehicle having failed to notify a disability

Driving Offence Code: LC40

Penalty Points: 3 to 6

Driving after a licence has been cancelled (revoked) or refused on medical grounds

Driving Offence Code: LC50

Penalty Points: 3 to 6

Miscellaneous offences

See: drivingsolicitors.co.uk 

(These driving offence codes must stay on a driving licence for 4 years from the date of the offence).

Leaving a vehicle in a dangerous position

Driving Offence Code: MS10

Penalty Points: 3

Unlawful pillion riding

Driving Offence Code: MS20

Penalty Points: 3

Play street offences

Driving Offence Code: MS30

Penalty Points: 2

Motor racing on the highway

Driving Offence Code: MS50

Penalty Points: 3 to 11

Offences not covered by other driving offence codes (including offences relating to breach of requirements as to control of vehicle)

Driving Offence Code: MS60

Penalty Points: 3

Driving with uncorrected defective eyesight

Driving Offence Code: MS70

Penalty Points: 3

Refusing to submit to an eyesight test

Driving Offence Code: MS80

Penalty Points: 3

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc

Driving Offence Code: MS90

Penalty Points: 6

Motorway offences

(Code MW10 must stay on a driving licence for 4 years from the date of the offence).

Contravention of special roads regulations (excluding speed limits)

Driving Offence Code: MW10

Penalty Points: 3

Pedestrian crossings

(These offence codes must stay on a driving licence for 4 years from the date of the offence.

Code)

Undefined contravention of pedestrian crossing regulations

Driving Offence Code: PC10

Penalty Points: 3

Contravention of pedestrian crossing regulations with moving vehicle

Driving Offence Code: PC20

Penalty Points: 3

Contravention of pedestrian crossing regulations with stationary vehicle

Driving Offence Code: PC30

Penalty Points: 3

Speed limits

See: drivingsolicitors.co.uk 

(These offence codes must stay on a driving licence for 4 years from the date of the offence).

Exceeding goods vehicle speed limits

Offence Code: SP10

Endorsement: 3 to 6

Exceeding speed limit for type of vehicle (excluding goods or passenger vehicles)

Offence Code: SP20

Endorsement: 3 to 6

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

Offence Code: SP30

Endorsement: 3 to 6

Exceeding passenger vehicle speed limit

Offence Code: SP40

Endorsement: 3 to 6

Exceeding speed limit on a motorway

Offence Code: SP50

Endorsement: 3 to 6

Traffic direction and signs

See: drivingsolicitors.co.uk 

(These driving offence codes must remain on a driving licence for 4 years from the date of the offence).

Failing to comply with traffic light signals

Offence Code: TS10

Endorsement: 3

Failing to comply with double white lines

Offence Code: TS20

Endorsement: 3

Failing to comply with ‘stop’ sign

Offence Code: TS30

Endorsement: 3

Failing to comply with direction of a constable/warden

Offence Code: TS40

Endorsement: 3

Failing to comply with traffic sign (excluding ‘stop’ signs, traffic lights or double white lines)

Offence Code: TS50

Endorsement: 3

Failing to comply with a school crossing patrol sign

Offence Code: TS60

Endorsement: 3

Undefined failure to comply with a traffic direction sign

Offence Code: TS70

Endorsement: 3

Special code

Code TT99 must stay on a driving licence for 4 years from the date of conviction.

It shows as disqualification under totting-up – if the total of penalty points reaches 12 or more within a 3 year period, the driver can be disqualified.

Theft or unauthorised taking

Code UT50 must stay on a driving licence for 4 years from the date of the offence.

Aggravated taking of a vehicle

Offence Code: UT50

Endorsement: 3 to 11

‘Mutual recognition’ codes

You’ll get an ‘MR’ code on your driving licence if you’re disqualified while driving in Northern Ireland or the Isle of Man. Your disqualification period will also be valid in GB and will stay on your record for 4 years from the date of conviction.

Reckless or dangerous driving (whether or not resulting in death, injury or serious risk)

Offence Code: MR09

Wilful failure to carry out the obligation placed on driver after being involved in a road accident (hit or run)

Offence Code: MR19

Driving a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or other substance affecting or diminishing the mental and physical abilities of a driver

Offence Code: MR29

Driving a vehicle faster than the permitted speed

Driving Offence Code: MR39

Driving a vehicle whilst disqualified

Offence Code: MR49

See: drivingsolicitors.co.uk 

The above information was taken from the website: www.gov.uk

Should you have any further questions or have been contacted by the police it i important you contact is immediately.

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