How do points on a driving licence work?



2017-02-23T11:41:05.284Z
2017-02-27T06:11:48.511Z

A policeman chatting to the victim of a minor traffic accident. Lee J Haywood

What do you get points on a driving licence for?

You can be given points as endorsements on a UK driving licence for offences ranging from driving with defective lights to speeding, drink driving and even causing death by dangerous driving. The points range from 3 to 11, and disqualification from driving usually occurs when 12 points are reached.

Sources

Are electric cars safe?

Are electric vehicles (EVs) safe or dangerous, what are the risks - and do the batteries ever explode?

Which is the best electric family car?

Which electric vehicle (EV) suits families best and what features does it have that make it good to drive and travel with kids?

Do you have to pay road tax on an electric car?

What are the rules on paying road tax on electric cars and are electric vehicles (EVs) exempt?

What is an electric car like to drive?

What does it feel like to drive an electric car on the road and how is it different to petrol or diesel cars?

Are electric car charging points free?

How much money does it cost to use electric car charging stations and how much is it to charge an electric car (EV) at home?

How do you charge an electric car?

How are electric vehicles' batteries charged up, how do you use a plug-in charging station and can you give them power at home?

What is the range of electric cars?

How far can electric cars travel and what kind of distances can you drive in them?

Do electric cars cause pollution?

Are electric cars (EVs) or BEVs good or bad for the environment, and do they generate carbon emissions?

How do electric car batteries work?

How do battery electric vehicles (BEVs) work and how do they move or are powered?