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Motoring offences for UK Vehicles


Offence Penalty Points Possible
Penalty
Disqualification Fixed Penalty Option

Accidents

Failing to stop after an accident 5-10 Fine
up to 5,000
Possible No
Failing to report an accident 5-10 Fine
up to 5,000
Possible No

Alcohol

Refusing roadside breath test 4 Fine 
up to 1,000
Possible No
In charge with excess alcohol 10 Fine
up to 2,500
Likely No
After being in charge refusing to supply specimens for analysis 10 Fine
up to 2,500
Likely No
Driving with excess alcohol (4) Fine
up to 5,000
Compulsory No
After driving refusing to supply specimens for analysis (4) Fine
up to 5,000
Compulsory No

Documents

No Insurance 6-8 Fine
up to 5,000
Possible No
No Tax 0 Fine 
up to 1,000
Not an option Yes
No MOT 0 Fine 
up to 1,000
Not an option Yes
No Driving Licence 3-6 Fine 
up to 1,000
Possible No

Speeding

Speeding - Exceeding the speed limit (non-motorway) 3-6 Fine
up to 1,000
Probable if more than 30 mph over limit Yes
Speeding - Exceeding the speed limit on the motorway 3-6 Fine
up to 2,500
Probable if driving at over 100mph Yes
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