Penalties for Drink Driving Offences
Below is a table referencing the relevant Endorsement codes, Penalties, Fines and Sentencing regarding Drink Drive Offences.
|Endorsement Code||Maximum Prison Sentence||Maximum Fine||Driving Ban||Driving Licence Penalty Points|
|DR10 – Driving or Attempting to Drive with excess alcohol||6 Months||Unlimted||Mandatory||3-11|
|DR20 – Driving or Attempting to Drive while unfit through drink||6 Months||Unlimited||Mandatory||3-11|
|DR40 – In charge of a vehicle with excess alcohol||3 Months||£2,500||Discretionary||10|
|DR50 – In charge of a vehicle while unfit through drink||3 Months||£2,500||Discretionary||10|
|CD40 – Causing death by careless driving under the influence of drink||14 Years||Unlimited||Mandatory Minimum 2 Years||3-11|
|CD70 – Causing death by careless driving and then failing to provide a specimen for analysis||14 Years||Unlimited||Mandatory Minimum 2 Years||3-11|
|DR70 – Failing to co operate with preliminary Breathalyzer test||None||£1,000||Discretionary||4|
|DR30 – Failing to supply evidential specimen for analysis when driving or attempting to drive||6 Months||Unlimited||Mandatory||3-11|
|DR60 – Failing to supply an evidential specimen for analysis when not driving or attempting to drive||3 Months||£2,500||Discretionary||10|
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