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Road Traffic Offences & Endorsements

Listed below is the list of Road Traffic offences in the UK. If you are convicted for committing an offence you are likely to get points endorced on yopur licence. The 'code' colum is stating what offence you have been commited for. The 'Penalty Points' colum is the amount of points you can have put on your licence

For speeding endorcements you are likely to get a fine. To see what other people have been fined recently - View our Speeding Fines Section



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
CD80 Causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving 3-11
CD90 Causing death by driving: unlicensed, disqualified or uninsured drivers 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*
DD90 Furious driving 3-9
* where the court chooses not to disqualify as a result of special reasons

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

* where the court chooses not to disqualify as a result of special reasons

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 or refused 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..........

6

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 disqualified..........

Theft or Unauthorised Taking

UT50

Aggravated taking of a vehicle..........

3-11*

* where the court chooses not to disqualify as a result of special reasons


For speeding endorcements you are likely to get a fine. To see what other people have been fined recently - View our Speeding Fines Section


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