I have 9 points on my license will I be offered a speed awareness course I have not done one before.i was travelling at 35 in a 30
Province/Country relating to question : England,oxon
HiThank you for your question and welcome to Just Answer. I will try to help with this. Please RATE my answer OK SERVICE or above.There is no reason in law that you cannot be offered the course. However, many constabularies have a policy of not offering the speed awareness course for a person with 9 live points on their licence on the basis that to do so would subvert the will of Parliament which was that a person who acquires 12 points will be liable to totting. They may or may not take that view.This is a speed proportionate to the level that renders you eligible for the speed awareness course.If you have not completed a course in the last 3 years then you would otherwise be eligible.I'm sorry this isn't the answer you wanted but it is the position that you face and I have a duty to inform you truthfully.Hope this helps. I would be grateful if you could please rate my answer and provide quick feedback. If necessary, I can then provide further advice and guidance as required and answer any specific questions you may have. Thank you
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in your opinion do you think the chances are I am looking at a driving ban,and will it end up in me appearing in court .
You could be refused the speed awareness course I'm afraid. Probably its about a 50% chance.If you do get three points then you are liable to totting and you will have to go to court.They may forget to summons you. They do sometimes.Failing that your only hope is to argue that you will suffer exceptional hardship if you are disqualified.
What a nightmare.Being self employed and relying on driving I presume is not acceptable the fact that I can't get to work.Do you think I should find a lawyer.
It would form the basis of an exceptional hardship hearing.I wouldn't bother with a lawyer at this stage. They may forget to summons you. They only have 6 months. They may give you the course.If you do end up in court over this then you could consider representation.
Thanks very much for your help.good night
No problem.All the best.
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