Maximum

Penalty table

Offence Imprisonment Fine Disqualification Penalty Points
Careless driving / without due care No £2500 Discretionary 3-9
Dangerous driving 2 years Unlimited Obligatory 3-11 (if exceptionally not disqualified)
Drink driving(driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs or with excess alcohol) 6 months £5000 Obligatory 3-11 (if exceptionally not disqualified)
Failure to provide specimen of breath 6 months £5000 Obligatory 3-11 (if exceptionally not disqualified)
Failure to notify identity of driver No £2500 Discretionary 3
Failure to stop at an accident 6 months £5000 Discretionary 5-10
No Driving licence No £1000 Discretionary 3
No insurance No £5000 Discretionary 6-8
Traffic lights No £1000 Discretionary 3
Mobile phone use No £1000 or £2500 for trade vehicles No 3-9
Seat belts No £500 Discretionary No
Speeding No £1000 or £2500 for motorway offences Discretionary 3-6
 
Driving Penalty Charge

Maximum penalty table for our motoring offences.

Driving Law are able to advise you and represent you in Court to attempt to ensure that you are not sentenced to the maximum fines or prison sentences.

Common offences