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    Q368: How long will the penalty points/endorsement stay on my licence?

    4 years from the date of offence for endorsement codes

    Code

    Offence

    Points

    AC10

    Failing to stop after an accident

    5 to 10

    AC20

    Failing to give particulars or report an accident within 24 hours

    5 to 10

    AC30

    Undefined accident offences

    4 to 9

    BA10

    Driving while disqualified by order of court

    6

    BA30

    Attempting to drive while disqualified by order of court

    6

    CD10

    Driving without due care and attention

    3 to 9

    CD20

    Driving without reasonable consideration for other road users

    3 to 9

    CD30

    Driving without due care and attention or without reasonable consideration for other road users

    3 to 9

    CU10

    Using a vehicle with defective brakes

    3

    CU20

    Causing or likely to cause danger by reason of use of unsuitable vehicle or using a vehicle with parts or accessories (excluding brakes, steering or tyres) in a dangerous condition

    3

    CU30

    Using a vehicle with defective tyres

    3

    CU40

    Using a vehicle with defective steering

    3

    CU50

    Causing or likely to cause danger by reason of load or passengers

    3

    CU80

    Breach of requirements as to control of the vehicle, such as using a mobile phone

    3 to 6

    DR40

    In charge of a vehicle while alcohol level above limit (If a disqualification isn't imposed)

    10

    DR50

    In charge of a vehicle while unfit through drink (If a disqualification isn't imposed)

    10

    DR60

    Failure to provide a specimen for analysis in circumstances other than driving or attempting to drive (If a disqualification isn't imposed)

    10

    DR70

    Failing to provide specimen for breath test (If a disqualification isn't imposed)

    4

    DG40

    In charge of a vehicle while drug level above specified limit (If a disqualification isn't imposed)

    10

    DR90

    In charge of a vehicle when unfit through drugs (If a disqualification isn't imposed)

    10

    IN10

    Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

    6 to 8

    LC20

    Driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence

    3 to 6

    LC30

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

    3 to 6

    LC40

    Driving a vehicle having failed to notify a disability

    3 to 6

    LC50

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

    3 to 6

    MS10

    Leaving a vehicle in a dangerous position

    3

    MS20

    Unlawful pillion riding

    3

    MS30

    Play street offences

    2

    MS50

    Motor racing on the highway

    3 to 11

    MS60

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

    3

    MS70

    Driving with uncorrected defective eyesight

    3

    MS80

    Refusing to submit to an eyesight test

    3

    MS90

    Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

    6

    MW10

    Contravention of special roads regulations (excluding speed limits) (Motorway offences)

    3

    PC10

    Undefined contravention of pedestrian crossing regulations

    3

    PC20

    Contravention of pedestrian crossing regulations with moving vehicle

    3

    PC30

    Contravention of pedestrian crossing regulations with stationary vehicle

    3

    SP10

    Exceeding goods vehicle speed limits

    3 to 6

    SP20

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

    3 to 6

    SP30

    Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

    3 to 6

    SP40

    Exceeding passenger vehicle speed limit

    3 to 6

    SP50

    Exceeding speed limit on a motorway

    3 to 6

    TS10

    Failing to comply with traffic light signals

    3

    TS20

    Failing to comply with double white lines

    3

    TS30

    Failing to comply with 'stop' sign

    3

    TS40

    Failing to comply with direction of a constable/warden

    3

    TS50

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

    3

    TS60

    Failing to comply with a school crossing patrol sign

    3

    TS70

    Undefined failure to comply with a traffic direction sign

    3

    UT50

    Aggravated taking of a vehicle

    3 to 11

     

    4 years from the date of conviction for endorsement codes

    Code

    Offence

    Points

    BA40

    Causing death by driving while disqualified

    3 to 11

    BA60

    Causing serious injury by driving while disqualified

    3 to 11

    CD80

    Causing death by careless, or inconsiderate driving

    3 to 11

    CD90

    Causing death by driving: unlicensed, disqualified or uninsured drivers

    3 to 11

    DD10

    Causing serious injury by dangerous driving

    3 to 11

    DD40

    Dangerous driving

    3 to 11

    DD60

    Manslaughter or culpable homicide while driving a vehicle

    3 to 11

    DD80

    Causing death by dangerous driving

    3 to 11

    DD90

    Furious driving

    3 t0 11

    DR40

    In charge of a vehicle while alcohol level above limit (If a disqualification is imposed)

    10

    DR50

    In charge of a vehicle while unfit through drink (If a disqualification is imposed)

    10

    DR60

    Failure to provide a specimen for analysis in circumstances other than driving or attempting to drive (If a disqualification is imposed)

    10

    DR70

    Failing to provide specimen for breath test (If a disqualification is imposed)

    4

    DG40

    In charge of a vehicle while drug level above specified limit (If a disqualification is imposed)

    10

    DR90

    In charge of a vehicle when unfit through drugs (If a disqualification is imposed)

    10

    TT99

    Disqualification under 'totting-up' - if the total of penalty points reaches 12 or more within 3 years, the driver can be disqualified.

    NA

     

    11 years from the date of conviction for endorsement codes

    Code

    Offence

    Points

    CD40

    Causing death through careless driving when unfit through drink

    3 to 11

    CD50

    Causing death through careless driving when unfit through drugs

    3 to 11

    CD60

    Causing death through careless driving with alcohol level above the limit

    3 to 11

    CD70

    Causing death by careless driving then failing to supply a specimen for alcohol analysis

    3 to 11

    DR10

    Driving or attempting to drive with alcohol level above the prescribed limit

    3 to 11

    DR20

    Driving or attempting to drive while unfit through drink

    3 to 11

    DR30

    Driving or attempting to drive then failing to supply a specimen for analysis

    3 to 11

    DR31

    Driving or attempting to drive then refusing to give permission for analysis of a blood sample that was taken without consent due to incapacity

    3 to 11

    DR61

    Refusing to give permission for analysis of a blood sample that was taken without consent due to incapacity in circumstances other than driving or attempting to drive.

    10

    DG10

    Driving or attempting to drive with drug level above the specified limit

    3 to 11

    DG60

    Causing death by careless driving with drug level above the limit

    3 to 11

    DG80

    Driving or attempting to drive when unfit through drugs

    3 to 11

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