penalty point


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penalty point

n
1. (Law) Brit an endorsement on a driving licence due to a motoring offence: he also got eight penalty points on his licence.
2. (General Sporting Terms) a point awarded against a sports team or competitor for an infringement of the rules
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Check the https://www.gov.uk/penalty-points-endorsements/endorsement-codes-and-penalty-points for information about what you could get a penalty point for.
The DVLA checks with courts when a driver's 12 current penalty point threshold is met or exceeded but where a disqualification is not imposed at the time of the conviction.
According to the data, taken from the Department for Transport, 11.3% of people holding a driving licence in the NE18 postcode district have at least one penalty point.
The PSBased on Department for Transport data, 15 per cent of people with a driver's licence in the PH39 postcode have at least one penalty point.
Meanwhile female licence holders under 25 are the safest drivers on the road with a penalty point rate of 1,403 per 100,000 population.
ONE in five Irish motorists has penalty points. Since the introduction of the penalty point system in November 2002 some 400,000 drivers have been given penalty points.
Transport Minister Mar Cullen introduced 31 new penalty point laws last week but none currently apply to foreign nationals.
According to data from the Department for Transport, 11.3% of people holding a driver's licence in the Stamfordham area have at least one penalty point.
jTrevor Molloy (Shamrock Rovers) suspended for ONE (1) competitive match and fined EUR25 as a result of reaching four (4) penalty point.
MORE than 300,000 drivers fined for penalty point offences have escaped having them recorded on their licences.
Instead one extra penalty point would be added on to the offence.