Accumulate 12 or more licence penalty points within three years and you can expect to be disqualified as a ‘totter’ for up to 6 months. This will involve a court hearing where the disqualification will be considered, during which you can present your arguments against a driving ban.
Our Traffic Law Barristers can help you understand the disqualification process and the options available to you. Having a Barrister with experience in this area of law may increase your chances of avoiding a totting ban.
An exceptional hardship argument [link to page] is a common way to avoid a totting ban, but such arguments must be well planned and properly presented to be successful. Avoid A Ban can help you plan and present your case with a view to increasing your chances of avoiding a driving ban.
Avoiding A Totting Up Ban
If you accumulate 12 or more penalty points on your licence within a 3 year period, be they for speeding or any other traffic offences, you should expect to be disqualified from driving for up to 6 months.
The thought of losing your licence can be a huge worry, especially if you have to drive to earn a living or care for a loved one. Avoid A Ban can advise you throughout the whole process, providing you with the information and guidance you need to understand the case against you and what, if any, arguments may help you keep your licence.
Once we’ve gone over the details of your case with you, we’ll help you decide how best to defend your licence.