Motoring Offences

Speeding or Exceeding the Speed Limit

The Offence

Road Traffic Act 1988

Driving on a road (not a motorway) and exceeding the prescribed speed limit.

Maximum penalty

  • Fine not exceeding £1,000
  • Endorsement with 3-6 penalty points
  • Discretionary disqualification

If you are doing more than 30mph over limit you are very likely to be disqualified depending on speed, road traffic conditions and weather.

The Offence

Driving on a motorway in excess of the speed limit.

Maximum penalty

  • Fine not exceeding £2,500;
  • Endorsement with 3-6 penalty points; and/ or
  • Discretionary disqualification.

If you are driving in excess of 100 mph you are likely to be disqualified as well as being fined.

If it is possible that being convicted of this offence will result in you having 12 penalty points on your licence please click here for more information as it may be that you are at risk of losing your driving licence.

Remember expert representation by a skilled lawyer can always help in reducing the penalties imposed by Magistrates.

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