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Driving Offences

Volume 456: debated on Friday 2 February 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the maximum penalty is that can be imposed on a motorist driving (a) without insurance and (b) without a valid driving licence. (118013)

For driving without insurance the maximum penalty is a fine at level five on the standard scale, with discretionary disqualification and endorsement of six to eight penalty points on the driver’s licence. For driving without a valid driving licence the maximum penalty is a fine of level three on the standard scale, with discretionary disqualification and obligatory endorsement of three to six penalty points if the driving would not have been in accordance with any licence that could have been issued to the driver.