PUBLISHED: 15:30 31 October 2018 Harriet Clugston The government has revealed the number of drivers across the UK who are still allowed to get behind the wheel despite having more than 12 points on their licence. Photo: PA Archant Almost 100 “dangerous drivers” are still on Havering’s roads despite racking up enough points for a ban according to the latest government figures. Analysis of DVLA data reveals that 93 drivers in the borough have managed to dodge a ban after being given 12 or more penalty points on their licence – the usual threshold for losing a licence.Road safety charity Brake has slammed the current system, which it says is allowing “repeat offenders” to exploit loopholes in the law.It has accused the government and courts of being “complicit” in putting the public at risk.Currently, if a driver can convince a magistrate that they, or an innocent party such as a family member, will face ‘exceptional hardship’ as a result of losing their licence they may be permitted to keep it.The latest figures, which record penalty points as of July, show there are almost 11,000 drivers across Great Britain who have retained their licences despite passing the points limit, some with… Read full this story
- Woman who ripped licence plate off didn't dare leave house for 2 days, got nearly 100 unknown messages & calls
- Jerry West fires back at J.J. Redick over Bob Cousy slight: 'He averaged 12 points a game in the league'
- 'Pensioner driver was allowed to keep her licence despite driving over my son'
- Driver pleads not guilty to driving dangerously before crash that killed Sophia Naismith
- Drunk driver blames Covid for M4 drive with missing tyres
- Lorry driver claims trial to reckless driving on Johor Causeway
- Drivers warned of massive £5,000 fine for wearing flip flops at the wheel during heatwave
- DVLA warns older drivers to renew their licence for free or risk a hefty £1,000 fine
- Drivers warned of huge £5,000 fines for not using air con this summer
- Drivers caught wearing sandals behind the wheel warned they could face £5,000 fine
- Self-Driving Cars Are Faced With Too Many Moving Objects And Too Little Time
- Consumer Reports Unmasks Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Mystique, Here’s The Upshot
Nearly 100 Havering drivers with more than 12 points on their licence allowed to keep driving by magistrates have 350 words, post on www.romfordrecorder.co.uk at October 31, 2018. This is cached page on CHUTEU. If you want remove this page, please contact us.