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Penalties for Drink Driving Offences

Driving or attempting to drive with excess alcohol DR10

Endorsement code: DR10
Maximum prison sentence: 6 months
Maximum fine: Unlimited
Driving ban: Mandatory
Driving licence penalty points: 3-11

Driving or attempting to drive while unfit through drink DR20

Endorsement code: DR20
Maximum prison sentence: 6 months
Maximum fine: Unlimited
Driving ban: Mandatory
Driving licence penalty points: 3 -11

In charge of a vehicle with excess alcohol – DR40

Endorsement code: DR40
Maximum prison sentence: 3 months
Maximum fine: £2,500
Driving ban: Discretionary
Driving licence penalty points: 10

In charge of a vehicle while unfit through drink DR50

Endorsement code: DR50
Maximum prison sentence: 3 months
Maximum fine: £2,500
Driving ban: Discretionary
Driving licence penalty points: 10

Causing death by careless driving under the influence of drink CD40

Endorsement code: CD40
Maximum prison sentence: 14 years
Maximum fine: Unlimited
Driving ban: Mandatory minimum 2 years
Driving licence penalty points: 3 – 11

Causing death by careless driving and then failing to provide a specimen for analysis CD70

Endorsement code: CD70
Maximum prison sentence: 14 years
Maximum fine: Unlimited
Driving ban: Mandatory minimum 2 years
Driving licence penalty points: 3 – 11

Failing to co operate with a preliminary breathalyzer test DR70

Endorsement code: DR70
Maximum prison sentence: None
Maximum fine: £1,000
Driving ban: Discretionary
Driving licence penalty points: 4

Failing to supply an evidential specimen for analysis when driving or attempting to drive DR30

Endorsement code: DR30
Maximum prison sentence: 6 months
Maximum fine: Unlimited
Driving ban: Mandatory
Driving licence penalty points: 3 – 11

Failing to supply an evidential specimen for analysis when not driving or attempting to drive DR60

Endorsement code: DR60
Maximum prison sentence: 3 months
Maximum fine: £2,500
Driving ban: Discretionary
Driving licence penalty points: 10

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