Still driving on 39 points

A motorists in Swindon has kept his licence even though he has 39 points on his licence

A Freedom of Information request made by the BBC found that there are 638 motorists in the South West that have racked up more than 12 points on their licences but are still driving. These circumstances can come about if the driver can prove in court that a mandatory driving ban would have a negative effect on others, generally called exceptional hardship.

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