Offences

Drink Driving - Offences
Drink Driving – Offences

Here is a list of drink driving offences:

Failing to provide a roadside breath test (Code DR70)

Penalty – Fine – up to Level 3 (£1,000) 4 penalty points on your licence
Disqualification is at the discretion of the Court.

Driving/Attempting to Drive with excess alcohol (DR10)

Penalty – Fine – up to Level 5 (£5,000) and/or up to 6 months imprisonment
Mandatory disqualification for at least 12 months for first offence
Mandatory disqualification for at least 3 years for second offence within 10 years.

Being in charge of a motor vehicle with excess alcohol (DR40)

Penalty – Fine – up to Level 4 (£2,500) and/or up to 3 months imprisonment
10 penalty points on your licence
Disqualification is at the discretion of the Court.

After Driving/Attempting to drive refusing to provide samples for analysis (DR30)

Penalty – Fine – up to Level 5 (£5,000) and/or 6 months imprisonment
Mandatory disqualification for at least 12 months for first offence (18 months  tends to be the norm as you are considered to have been trying to avoid being found guilty) Mandatory disqualification for at least 3 years for second offence within 10 years,

After being in charge refusing to provide samples for analysis (DR60)

Penalty – Fine – Level 4 (£2,500) and/or 3 months imprisonment
10 penalty points on your licence
Disqualification is at the discretion of the Court.

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