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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 to 9

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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