There are some obvious illegal things while driving. Everyone is well aware that using your mobile phone behind the wheel, drink-driving and tailgating are offences.But there are plenty of other little
Apply to reduce your disqualification period
You can ask the court to reduce your disqualification period after you’ve been banned from driving for:
2 years - if the disqualification was for
Check when your disqualification ends
You can find the date your driving ban ends:
on the reminder form D27 that DVLA sends you 56 days before your disqualification ends
on the D27PH
You can be banned (disqualified) from driving if you are either:
convicted of a driving offence
get 12 or more penalty points (endorsements) within 3 years
You’ll get a summons in the post
The minimum penalty for speeding is a £100 fine and 3 penalty points added to your licence.
You could be disqualified from driving if you build up 12 or more penalty points within a period
You must not drive faster than the speed limit for the type of road and your type of vehicle. The speed limit is the absolute maximum - it doesn’t mean it’s safe to drive at this speed in all
Endorsement codes and penalty points
Each endorsement has a special code and is given ‘penalty points’ on a scale from 1 to 11. You get more points for more serious offences.
The table shows
The courts can fine you and ‘endorse’ your driving record with penalty points if you’re convicted of a motoring offence.
Endorsements must stay on your driving record for 4 or 11 years, depending