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Woman receives 42 points and still allowed to drive

A woman from Isleworth, West London, accumulated 42 licence penalty points last year, for failing to disclose the identity of the driver between 26 May and 21 December 2012, according to the latest figures from the DVLA. 

The second-highest points total, 36, went to a man from Warrington, Cheshire, who was caught driving without insurance six times in less than two weeks, between 20 February and 2 March 2012.

Other notable offenders include:

• A man from Southend-on-Sea with 30 points, who was caught speeding ten times between 14 March 2011 and 3 August 2012.
• A man from Blackburn with 29 points, who was caught speeding eight times in two months, between 29 September 2011 and 29 November 2011.
• A man from Pevensey, East Sussex, with 24 points who was caught speeding six times in just two weeks, between 30 September and 13 October 2012.

Failing to give the identity of the owner, speeding, and driving uninsured are the most common reasons for points.

Of the top twenty licence-points holders, only two are women.

IAM chief executive Simon Best said: “It’s really disappointing to see that this issue has not yet been resolved. 

“DVLA and the Courts Service are upgrading their computer systems to ensure that offence information is shared more efficiently, but this is not due to be in place until October. 

“When drivers with ten speeding offences are getting away with holding a licence, these improvements cannot come quickly enough.

The IAM has no sympathy for owners who refuse to reveal the identity of the driver, and we would welcome an urgent consultation on new ways to deal with this problem. Drivers must expect that 12 points means a ban or the whole system falls into disrepute.”

 

Top twenty licence points holders: 

 

Total points

Gender

Area

Date of offence

Points awarded

Offence details

42

Female

Isleworth

26/05/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

31/07/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

21/10/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

22/10/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

27/10/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

21/12/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

21/12/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

36

Male

Warrington

20/02/2012

6

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

 

 

 

21/02/2012

6

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

 

 

 

22/02/2012

6

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

 

 

 

23/02/2012

6

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

 

 

 

24/02/2012

6

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

 

 

 

02/03/2012

6

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

31

Female

Hull

08/02/2012

4

Exceeding speed limit on a motorway

 

 

 

21/04/2012

3

Exceeding speed limit on a motorway

 

 

 

27/04/2012

6

Exceeding speed limit on a motorway

 

 

 

08/05/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

05/06/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

08/06/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

30

Male

Southend-On-Sea

14/03/2011

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

15/06/2012

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

28/06/2012

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

08/07/2012

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

14/07/2012

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

21/07/2012

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

22/07/2012

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

26/07/2012

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

28/07/2012

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

03/08/2012

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

30

Male

Dagenham

22/02/2011

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

22/02/2011

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

22/02/2011

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

22/02/2011

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

04/08/2011

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

18/10/2011

3

Driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence

30

Male

Enfield

07/09/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

15/09/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

20/09/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

11/10/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

07/12/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

30

Male

Doncaster

15/05/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

08/06/2012

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

09/06/2012

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

25/06/2012

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

03/07/2012

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

11/07/2012

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

13/07/2012

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

02/08/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

30

Male

Colchester

26/05/2011

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

29/06/2011

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

01/07/2011

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

05/07/2011

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

08/07/2011

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

30

Male

Huddersfield

25/05/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

05/06/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

13/06/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

14/06/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

15/06/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

29

Male

Clitheroe

31/10/2010

3

Breach of requirement as to control of the vehicle, mobile telephones, etc

 

 

 

29/09/2011

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

16/10/2011

4

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

22/10/2011

4

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

23/10/2011

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

12/11/2011

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

22/11/2011

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

23/11/2011

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

29/11/2011

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

28

Male

South East London

01/03/2012

6

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

 

 

 

01/03/2012

6

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

 

 

 

05/04/2012

8

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

 

 

 

11/05/2012

8

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

27

Male

Scunthorpe

18/10/2010

3

Exceeding speed limit on a motorway

 

 

 

02/12/2010

3

Exceeding speed limit on a motorway

 

 

 

04/12/2010

3

Exceeding speed limit on a motorway

 

 

 

17/12/2010

3

Exceeding speed limit on a motorway

 

 

 

08/01/2011

3

Exceeding speed limit on a motorway

 

 

 

11/01/2011

3

Exceeding speed limit on a motorway

 

 

 

12/01/2011

3

Exceeding speed limit on a motorway

 

 

 

05/02/2011

3

Exceeding speed limit on a motorway

 

 

 

20/02/2011

3

Using a vehicle with defective tyre(s)

27

Male

Oldham

29/04/2011

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

05/05/2011

6

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

 

 

 

06/05/2011

6

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

 

 

 

07/05/2011

6

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

 

 

 

08/05/2011

6

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

26

Male

Durham

05/06/2011

6

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

 

 

 

17/08/2011

3

Breach of requirement as to control of the vehicle, mobile telephones, etc

 

 

 

02/09/2012

6

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

 

 

 

03/01/2013

8

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

 

 

 

09/02/2013

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

25

Male

Banbury

12/11/2010

6

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

 

 

 

20/03/2011

5

Exceeding speed limit on a motorway

 

 

 

08/06/2011

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

20/08/2011

8

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

24

Male

Leicester

21/11/2011

6

Non endorsable miscellaneous offence from 1/1/2004. .

 

 

 

20/01/2012

6

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

 

 

 

18/03/2012

6

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

 

 

 

18/03/2012

6

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

24

Male

East London

13/07/2010

6

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks

 

 

 

12/01/2011

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

19/08/2011

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

12/08/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

24

Male

Purley

18/10/2011

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

08/11/2011

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

29/06/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

 

 

 

06/07/2012

6

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc.

24

Male

Lichfield

14/11/2010

3

Exceeding speed limit on a motorway

 

 

 

16/04/2011

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

19/04/2011

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

03/05/2011

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

09/05/2011

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

12/05/2011

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

13/05/2011

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

14/05/2011

3

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

24

Male

Pevensey

30/09/2012

4

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

04/10/2012

4

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

07/10/2012

4

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

11/10/2012

4

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

12/10/2012

4

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

 

 

 

13/10/2012

4

Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road

Information published at http://data.gov.uk/dataset/driving-licence-data. Offence details from a freedom of information request.

 

 


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