Driving Licence Offence Codes

Are you a manager or business owner looking to check the driving licence codes of one of you employees? If so, the codes below have been provided for your information.

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Code   Penalty Points
Accident Offences
AC10 Failing to stop after an accident 5-10
AC20 Failing to give particulars or to report an accident within 24 hours 5-10
AC30 Undefined accident offences 4-9
 
Disqualified Driver
BA10 Driving whilst disqualified by order of court 6
BA30 Attempting to drive while disqualified by order of court 6
 
Careless Driving
CD10 Driving without due care and attention 3-9
CD20 Driving without reasonable consideration for other road users 3-9
CD30 Driving without due care and attention or without reasonable consideration for other road users 3-9
CD40 Causing death through careless driving when unfit through drink 3-11
CD50 Causing death by careless driving when unfit through drugs 3-11
CD60 Causing death by careless driving with alcohol level above the limit 3-11
CD70 Causing death by careless driving then failing to supply a specimen for analysis 3-11
 
Construction & Use Offences
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 tyre(s) 3
CU40 Using a vehicle with defective steering 3
CU50 Causing or likely to cause danger by reason of load or passengers 3
CU80 Using a mobile phone while driving a motor vehicle 3
 
Reckless/Dangerous Driving
DD40 Dangerous Driving 3-11
DD60 Manslaughter or culpable homicide while driving a vehicle.......... 3-11
DD80 Causing death by dangerous driving 3-11
 
Drink or Drugs
DR10 Driving or attempting to drive with alcohol level above limit 3-11
DR20 Driving or attempting to drive while unfit through drink 3-11
DR30 Driving or attempting to drive then failing to supply a specimen for analysis 3-11
DR40 In charge of a vehicle while alcohol level above limit 10
DR50 In charge of a vehicle while unfit through drink 10
DR60 Failure to provide a specimen for analysis in circumstances other than driving or attempting to drive 10
DR70 Failing to provide specimen for breath test 4
DR80 Driving or attempting to drive when unfit through drugs 3-11
DR90 In charge of a vehicle when unfit through drugs 10
 
Insurance Offences
IN10 Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks 6-8
 
Licence Offences
LC20 Driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence 3-6
LC30 Driving after making a false declaration about fitness when applying for a licence 3-6
LC40 Driving a vehicle having failed to notify a disability 3-6
LC50 Driving after a licence has been revoked orrefused on medical grounds.......... 3-6
 
Miscellaneous Offences
MS10 Leaving a vehicle in a dangerous position 3
MS20 Unlawful pillion riding 3
MS30 Play street offences 2
MS40 Driving with uncorrected defective eyesight or refusing to submit to a test 3
MS50 Motor racing on the highway 3-11
MS60 Offences not covered by other codes As Appropriate
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 3
 
Motorway Offences
MW10 Contravention of Special Roads Regulations (excluding speed limits) 3
 
Pedestrian Crossings
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
 
Speed Limits
SP10 Exceeding goods vehicle speed limits.......... 3-6
SP20 Exceeding speed limit for type of vehicle (excluding goods or passenger vehicles).......... 3-6
SP30 Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road.......... 3-6
SP40 Exceeding passenger vehicle speed limit.......... 3-6
SP50 Exceeding speed limit on a motorway.......... 3-6
SP60 Undefined speed limit offence.......... 3-6
 
Traffic Direction and Signs
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
 
Special Code
TT99 To signify a disqualification under totting-up procedure. If the total of penalty points reaches 12 or more within 3 years, the driver is liable to be disqualif  
 
Theft or Unauthorised Taking
UT50 Aggravated taking of a vehicle 3-11
 
Aiding, Abetting, Counseling or Procuring
Offences as coded, but with the end 0 changed to 2
 
Causing or permitting
Offences as coded, but with the end 0 changed to 4
 
Inciting
Offences as coded, but with the end 0 changed to 6
 
Period of time
Periods of time are signified as follows: D=Days, M=Months, Y=Years

Endorsements remain on a counterpart licence for - 11 years from date of conviction for offences relating to drink/drugs and driving, causing death by careless driving whilst under the influence of drink/drugs and causing death by careless driving then failing to provide a specimen for analysis
 

11 years from date of conviction for reckless/dangerous driving and offences resulting in disqualification

4 years from the date of offence in all other cases