Careless driving gets fixed penalties

In a range of motoring offence reforms, Police will have the power to issue fixed penalties for careless driving offences (more…)

Fixed penalty fines to increase

The Government plans to increase the level of fines for the majority of motoring offences (more…)

New courts for traffic offences

The Government is to setup fast track courts for minor road traffic offences (more…)

New guidance for prosecuting serious offences

The CPS (Crown Prosecution Service) has released draft guidance on prosecuting drivers for serious offences arising from motoring incidents (more…)

Quicker processing of road traffic offences

The Minister of State for policing and criminal justice, Nick Herbert, has released plans for reforming the Criminal Justice System (more…)

Court hearings for offences down

Ministry of Justice statistics show a decrease in the number of road traffic offences which went to court (more…)

Fixed Penalty Notice statistics

1.8 million fixed penalty notices for road traffic offences were issued in 2010, according to Government figures (more…)

Speeding ticket conmen jailed

Two Manchester men have been jailed for masterminding a nationwide scam helping motorists get off motoring offences (more…)

Magistrates’ Court Summons for Driving Offences

The majority of driving offences are dealt with by Magistrates Courts. There are some exceptions to this, please see our Crown Court guide for examples. (more…)

Welsh traffic police numbers drop

The number of traffic police in Wales has dropped by nearly a third in the last 3 years (more…)