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New Drivers and Penalty Points – A Case Study

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Anyone who has 6 or more penalty points endorsed on his or her driving licence for offences committed within 2 years of passing the driving test faces immediate and automatic revocation of licence. This means that both the theory and practical tests have to be re-taken. For many this can be a disaster leading to enormous difficulty including loss of job. (This is to be distinguished from a penalty points disqualification when a motorist can expect to be disqualified for 6 months.)

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New Driver caught Driving without Due Care and Attention

Jake was accused of driving without due care and attention. He admitted overtaking a van on his way to work one day and crashing head-on with an oncoming vehicle which was in its correct lane. The emergency services attended and both drivers were taken to hospital. The other driver was badly injured although Jake was fortunate to escape with minor injuries.

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New Drivers Be Wary of Penalty Points

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The Law provides that if a ‘new’ driver has 6 or more penalty points endorsed i.e. within 24 months of passing the test that the licence will be automatically revoked by the DVLA. …