Drink or drugs

DR10 to DR30 offences must stay on a driving licence for 11 years from date of conviction.

Code

Offence

Penalty Points

DR10

Driving or attempting to drive with alcohol level above limit

3-11*

DR20

Driving or attempting to drive while unfit through drink

3-11*

DR30

Driving or attempting to drive then failing to supply a specimen for analysis

3-11*

 

DR40 to DR70 offences must stay on a driving licence for 4 years from the date of the offence.

 

Code

Offence

Penalty Points

DR40

In charge of a vehicle while alcohol level above limit

10

DR50

In charge of a vehicle while unfit through drink

10

DR60

Failure to provide a specimen for analysis in circumstances other than driving or attempting to drive

10

DR70

Failing to provide a specimen for breath test

4

 

DR80 must stay on a driving licence for 11 years from date of conviction.

 

Code

Offence

Penalty Points

DR80

Driving or attempting to drive when unfit through drugs

3-11*

 

DR90 must stay on a driving licence for 4 years from the date of the offence.

 

Code

Offence

Penalty Points

DR90

Incharge of a vehicle when unfit through drugs

10

 

*Where the Court chooses not to disqualify as a result of special reasons.

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