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Road Traffic and Motoring

New laws on dangerous cycling? What you need to know

A number of high-profile road accidents in recent months involving cyclists have led to calls for changes to the law on dangerous cycling. Following the sentencing of a young cyclist, Charlie Alliston, in September 2017, the Government called for an urgent review into how the law deals with those...

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Road Traffic and Motoring

UK Driving Laws

Dangerous driving has been highlighted in the headlines recently, following the results from the recent Highways England campaign that caught over 4,000 drivers committing driving offences. In light of this, here is a quick overview of the various UK road laws: Rule 148 - Smoking in vehicles with...

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Road Traffic and Motoring

Motoring offences: The totting up system and disqualification

The limit on the number of points on a driver's licence is 12 points.  For motoring offences, such as speeding, a driver can attract 3-6 points.  If the driver has already reached 9 points and is summonsed to court for any offence that attracts 3 penalty points, the Magistrates have a discretion...

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