Totting Up

Totting up points FAQ’s. Questions & answers we have received regarding totting up bans, exceptional hardship and driving licence points.

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Totting Up / Penalty Point Bans

Most Motoring Solicitors will tell you that the only way to avoid totting up bans is by arguing exceptional hardship. But it does not have to be all about exceptional hardship….! Read on if you want the inside story and you …

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Appeal – 6 Month Totting Ban Lifted By Judge

A new client came to us after being banned by the Magistrates for 6 months. He had accumulated 12 points within 3 years and the Magistrates court banned him for 6 months. The client tried to argue exceptional hardship on …

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Trucker Gets To Keep On Trucking

Star Case Progression Officer Alicia Payne gets the right result for desperate “Trucker” client at risk of a ban…….. At trial the CPS turned up with no proof of our client actually driving the vehicle and no proof that the …

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Can I Appeal Against The Decision?

Question: In x 2009 I was caught by a speed camera. This offence would have put me on 12 points. However by the time the offence went to court in x 2010 I was within two weeks of six of …

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At Least 18 Penalty Points

Question: Speeding on average speed cameras 62 in 50mph zone on Mx. My car is in my partners name. I have received 2 speeding offences via the post both in my partners name. I have driven this way to work …

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Penalty Points – Working Out The Dates

Question: No insurance My first 6 points was an offence dated 27.08.07
 my second 6 points offence was 27.09.10 
is that calculated as 12 points as first offence is just over 3 years old (I’ve left the dates in this …

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12 Points – No Ban

Question: I have 2 dates for the same offence but they’re the same date for which I have received 3 points on my licence. And one for no insurance on the x. My licence doesn’t say I’m banned and I …

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I Need To Be Able To Drive

Question: No insurance I have a driving job and have 9 points on my licence which 6 come off next year. I had just bought a scooter for my mrs off eBay and was riding it home from where my …

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How Long Do Penalty Points Stay On Your Licence For?

Question: IN10 and LC20 How long do I have to wait to have these offence penalty points removed from my driving licence? Date of offence was 07.01.07. confiscation date was 07.09.07 Graham Says: The offences remain valid for 3 years …

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Do I Have To Tell My Employer If I Get A Driving Ban?

Question: Speeding – totting up to 12 points Do the courts who impose a ban for totting up 12 points inform your employer of your driving ban. The reason I ask is that my job involves occasional driving duties and …

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