Offence Codes For Convicted Drivers

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Written by Michael Foote, founder of Quote Goat, has over 13 years experience working in the finance, insurance and currency sectors.
14/03/2018

What Are The Different Types of Driver Convictions

Driving convictions vary in the amount of length that they stay on your license. We have created this handy table below to help you know whether your conviction is still on your license.

Accident Offences

On license for four years from date of offence

AC10: Failing to stop after an accident 5-10 points
AC20: Failing to give particulars or to report an accident within 24 hours 5-10 points
AC30: Undefined accident circumstances 4-9 points

Disqualified Driving

On license for four years from date of offence

BA10: Driving while disqualified by order of court 6 points
BA30: Attempting to drive while disqualified by order of court 6 points
BA40: Causing death by driving while disqualified 3-11 points
BA60: Causing serious injury by driving while disqualified 3-11 points

Careless Driving

On license for four years from date of offence

CD10: Driving without due care and attention 3-9 points
CD20: Driving without reasonable consideration for other road users 3-9 points
CD30: Driving without due care and attention or without reasonable consideration for other road users 3-9 points

On license for eleven years, starting at conviction date

CD40: Causing death through careless driving when unfit through drink 3-11 points
CD50: Causing death by careless driving when unfit through drugs 3-11 points
CD60: Causing death by careless driving with alcohol level above the limit 3-11 points
CD70: Causing death by careless driving then failing to supply a specimen for analysis 3-11 points

Careless Driving

On license for four years from date of conviction

CD80: Causing death by careless, or inconsiderate, driving 3-11 points
CD90: Causing death by driving: unlicensed, disqualified or uninsured drivers 3-11 points

Construction and Use Offences

On license for four years from date of offence

CU10: Using a vehicle with defective brakes 3 points
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 points
CU30: Using a vehicle with defective tyre(s) 3 points
CU40: Using a vehicle with defective steering 3 points
CU50: Causing or likely to cause danger by reason of load or passengers 3 points
CU80: Using a mobile phone while driving a motor vehicle 3 points

Reckless/Dangerous Driving Conviction Codes

On license for four years from date of offence

DD10: Dangerous driving 3-11 points
DD60: Manslaughter or culpable homicide while driving a vehicle 3-11 points
DD80: Causing death by dangerous driving 3-11 points
D90: Furious driving 3-9 points

Drink Driving

On license for eleven years from date of offence

DR10: Driving or attempting to drive with alcohol level above limit 3-11 points
DR20: Driving or attempting to drive while unfit through drink 3-11 points
DR30: Driving or attempting to drive then failing to supply a specimen for analysis 3-11 points
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 3-11 points
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 points

On license for four years from date of offence

DR40: In charge of a vehicle while alcohol level above limit 10 points
DR50: In charge of a vehicle while unfit through drink 10 points
DR60: Failure to provide a specimen for analysis in circumstances other than driving or attempting to drive 10 points
DR70: Failing ailing to provide specimen for breath test 4 points

Drugs

On license for eleven years from date of offence

DG10: Driving or attempting to drive with drug level above the specified limit 3-11 points
DG60: Causing death by careless driving with drug level above the limit 3-11 points
DR80: Driving or attempting to drive when unfit through drugs 3-11 points

On license for four years from date of offence or date of conviction if driver is disqualified

DG40: In charge of a vehicle while drug level above specified limit 10 points
DR90: In charge of a vehicle when unfit through drugs 10 points

Insurance

On license for four years from date of offence

IN10: Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks 6-8 points

Licence

On license for four years from date of offence

LC20: Driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence 3-6 points
LC30: Driving after making a false declaration about fitness when applying for a licence 3-6 points
LC40: Driving a vehicle having failed to notify a disability 3-6 points
LC50: Driving after a licence has been revoked or refused on medical grounds 3-6 points

Miscellaneous Convictions

On license for four years from date of offence

MS10: Leaving a vehicle in a dangerous position 3 points
MS20: Unlawful pillion riding 3 points
MS30: Play street offences 2 points
MS50: Motor racing on the highway 3-11 points
MS60: Offences not covered by other code 3 points
MS70: Driving with uncorrected defective eyesight 3 points
MS80: Refusing to submit to an eyesight test 3 points
MS90: Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc 6 points

Motorway Convictions

On license for four years from date of offence

MW10: Contravention of special roads regulations (excluding speed limits) 3 points

Pedestrian Crossings

On license for four years from date of offence

PC10: Undefined contravention of pedestrian crossing regulations  3 points
PC20: Contravention of pedestrian crossing regulations with moving vehicle 3 points
PC30: Contravention of pedestrian crossing regulations with stationary vehicle 3 points

Speed Limits

On license for four years from date of offence

SP10: Exceeding goods vehicle speed limits 3-6 points
SP20: Exceeding speed limit for type of vehicle (excluding goods or passenger vehicles) 3-6 points
SP30: Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road 3-6 points
SP40: Exceeding passenger vehicle speed limit 3-6 points
SP50: Exceeding speed limit on a motorway 3-6 points

Traffic Direction/Signs

On license for four years from date of offence

TS10: Failing to comply with traffic light signals 3 points
TS20: Failing to comply with double white lines 3 points
TS30: Failing to comply with ‘Stop’ sign 3 points
TS40: Failing to comply with direction of a constable/warden 3 points
TS50: Failing to comply with traffic sign (excluding  ‘stop’ signs, traffic lights or double white lines) 3 points
TS60: Failing to comply with a school crossing patrol sign 3 pointsTS70: Undefined failure to comply with a traffic direction sign 3 points

Special Code

On license for four years from date of offence

TT99: To signify a disqualification under ‘totting-up’ procedure. If the total of penalty points reaches 12 or more within three years, the driver is liable to be disqualified.

Theft

On license for four years from date of offence

UT50: Aggravated taking of a vehicle 3-11 points

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