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UK Driving Offence Codes & Penalty Points

Disqualified Driver

BA10: Driving while disqualified by order of Court. Six points. 

Careless Driving

CD20: Driving without reasonable consideration for other road users. Three to nine points.

CD40: Causing death through careless driving when unfit through drink. Three to 11 points.

CD80: Causing death by careless, or inconsiderate, driving. Three to 11 points. 

Construction & Use Offences

CU30: Using a vehicle with defective tyre(s). Three points.

CU80: Using a mobile phone while driving a motor vehicle. Six points. 

Drink or Drugs

DR10: Driving or attempting to drive with alcohol level above limit. Three to 11 points.

DR60: Failure to provide a specimen for analysis in circumstances other than driving or attempting to drive. 10 points.

Insurance offences

IN10: Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks. Six to eight points. 

Miscellaneous Offences

MS90: Failure to give information as to identity of driver. Six points. 

Speed Limits

SP10: Exceeding goods vehicle speed limits. Three to six points.

SP 30: Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road. Three to six points.

SP 50: Exceeding speed limit on a motorway. Three to six points. 

Traffic Direction & Signs

TS 10: Failing to comply with traffic light signals. Three points.

TS50: Failing to comply with traffic sign (excluding stop signs, traffic lights or double white lines). Three points. 

Special Code

TT99:  Signifies disqualification under 'totting-up' procedure. i.e. the driver has been disqualified due to reaching 12 or more penalty points within a three year period.

Motoring offence penalty points are endorsed on your driving licence on a scale from one to 11, depending on the nature of the offence. The points remain on your DVLA driver record for anywhere between four to 11 years, with each individual offence categorised under a specific code number. 

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