Driving Licence Endorsement Codes

Contents
Accidents

AC10

Fail to stop (5 - 10)

AC20

Failing to give particulars or to report an accident within 24 hours (5 - 10)

AC30

Undefined accident offences (4 - 9)
Disqualified Driving

BA10

Driving while disqualified by order of court (6)

BA30

Attempting to drive while disqualified by order of court (6)

Careless driving

CD10

Driving without due care and attention (3-9)

CD20

Driving without reasonable consideration for other road users (3-9)

CD30

Driving without due care and attention or without reasonable consideration for other road users (3-9)

CD40

Causing death through careless driving when unfit through drink (3 -11)

CD50

Causing death by careless driving when unfit through drugs (3 -11)

CD60

Causing death by careless driving with alcohol level above the limit (3 -11)

CD70

Causing death by careless driving then failing to supply a specimen for alcohol analysis (3 -11)

CD80

Causing death by careless, or inconsiderate driving (3 -11)

CD90

Causing death by driving: unlicensed, disqualified or uninsured drivers (3 -11)
Construction and use offences

CU10

 

Using a vehicle with defective brakes (3)

CU20

Causing or likely to cause danger by reason of use of unsuitable vehicle or using a vehicle with parts or accessories (excluding brakes, steering or tyres) in a dangerous condition (3)

CU30

Using a vehicle with defective tyres (3)

CU40

Using a vehicle with defective steering (3)

CU50

Causing or likely to cause danger by reason of load or passengers (3)

CU80

Breach of requirements as to control of 3 the vehicle, mobile telephones etc. (3)
Dangerous driving

DD40

Reckless or Dangerous driving (3-11)

DD60

Manslaughter or culpable homicide while driving a vehicle (3-11)

DD80

Causing death by dangerous driving (3-11)

DD90

Furious driving (3-9)
Drink or drugs

DR10

Driving or attempting to drive with alcohol level above limit (3-11)

DR20

Driving or attempting to drive while unfit through drink (3-11)

DR30

Driving or attempting to drive then failing to supply a specimen for alcohol analysis (3-11)

DR40

In charge of a vehicle while alcohol level above limit (10)

DR50

In charge of a vehicle while unfit through drink (10)

DR60

Failure to provide a specimen for analysis in circumstances other than driving or attempting to drive (10)

DR70

Failing to provide specimen for breath test (4)

DR80

Driving or attempting to drive when unfit through drugs (3-11)

DR90

In charge of a vehicle when unfit through drugs (10)
Insurance offences

IN10

Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks (6-8)
Licence offences

LC20

Driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence (3-6)

LC30

Driving after making a false declaration about fitness when applying for a licence (3-6)

LC40

Driving a vehicle having failed to notify a disability (3-6)

LC50

Driving after a licence has been revoked or refused on medical grounds (3-6)
Miscellaneous offences

MS10

Leaving a vehicle in a dangerous position (3)

MS20

Unlawful pillion riding (3)

MS30

Play street offences (where a road has been officially closed to vehicles to allow it to be used as a ‘street playground’) (2)

MS50

Motor racing on the highway (3-11)

MS60

Offences not covered by other codes (3-6)

MS70

Driving with uncorrected defective eyesight (3)

MS80

Refusing to submit to an eyesight test (3)

MS90

Failure to give information as to identity of driver etc. (6)
Motorway offences

MW10

Contravention of Special Road Regulations (excluding speed limits - see SP50) (3)

Pedestrian crossings

PC10

Undefined Contravention of Pedestrian Crossing Regulations (3)

PC20

Contravention of Pedestrian Crossing Regulations with moving vehicle (3)

PC30

Contravention of Pedestrian Crossing Regulations with stationary vehicle (3)
Speed limits
SP10 Exceeding goods vehicle speed limit (3- 6)
SP20 Exceeding speed limit for type of vehicle (excluding goods or passenger vehicles) (3- 6)
SP30 Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road (3- 6)
SP40 Exceeding passenger vehicle speed limit (3- 6)
SP50 Exceeding speed limit on a motorway (3- 6)
Traffic directions and signs
TS10 Failing to comply with traffic light signals (3)
TS20 Failing to comply with double white lines (3)
TS30 Failing to comply with a ‘Stop’ sign (3)
TS40 Failing to stop or comply with direction of a constable or traffic warden (3)
TS50 Failing to comply with a traffic sign (excluding ‘Stop’ signs - TS30, traffic lights - TS10 or double white lines - TS20) (3)
TS60 Failing to comply with a school crossing patrol sign (3)
TS70 Undefined failure to comply with a traffic sign (3)
Special code
TT99 Disqualification under ‘totting up’ procedure *
Theft or unauthorised taking
UT50 Aggravated taking of a vehicle (3 - 11)
Aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring
***2

0 changed to 2 (eg: MS20 becomes MS22). The penalty points for the conviction are the same.

Causing or allowing someone to commit an offence
***4

0 changed to 4 (eg: MS20 becomes MS24). The penalty points for the conviction are the same.

Encouraging or persuading someone to commit an offence
***6

0 changed to 6 (eg: MS20 becomes MS26). The penalty points for the conviction are the same.

Non-endorsable offences which carry disqualification period
NE96

Disqualification imposed under the Child Support, Pensions & Social Security Act 2000

NE97

Non-endorsable offence with a possible on-going reduction in the disqualification period. Non endorsable offence as a result of interim disqualification not being sentenced within 6 months

NE98

Non endorsable miscellaneous offences from 01/01/2004

Power under Section 146 of the Power of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 to order a defendant to be disqualified from driving − Anti-Social Behaviour.

NE99 Replaced UT10, UT20, UT30 & UT40 after 30 June 1992.

* Totting Up - If the total of penalty points reaches 12 or more within three years, the driver will be disqualified. Note: The individual offences which lead to this disqualification are removed from both the drivers’ record and driving licence upon issue of a new driving licence.

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