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We need tougher sanctions and that includes increasing both the fines and penalty points. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Offenders can use the training as an alternative to fines and penalty points and to soften punishments. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Fines and penalty points have little effect. The Sun (2016)He was also handed five penalty points. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They will get a 100 fine and three penalty points. The Sun (2017)The penalties for driving while phoning - small fines and penalty points - are stupidly lenient. The Sun (2016)The photo, part of a police warning film, comes after the announcement of increased penalty points and fines for using phones while driving. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Drivers can be given a 100 fine and three penalty points for ignoring traffic lights although fines can rise to 1,000 for the most serious offences. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Both defendants had eight penalty points put on their licences. The Sun (2010)She vowed to appeal after also getting three penalty points on her previously clean licence. The Sun (2014)Did he get penalty points for speeding? Times, Sunday Times (2011)He already had nine penalty points on his licence. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He also got six penalty points. The Sun (2013)He was fined 140 and given eight penalty points. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Perhaps after three such fines, the driver should get penalty points. The Sun (2008)Now 3,500 drivers can claim back fines and get penalty points removed. The Sun (2008)Those caught by the speed camera were hit with a staggering 50,000 penalty points on their licences. The Sun (2006)The offence carries three licence penalty points and a 60 fine. The Sun (2013)Those convicted of a speeding offence pay a minimum 100 and are given three penalty points on their licence. The Sun (2014)THOUSANDS of speeding motorists may be able to escape fines and penalty points on their licences thanks to the postal strike. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Anyone found guilty of the offence can be punished with six penalty points on their licence and a fine of up to 1,000. The Sun (2012)But I eagerly grabbed the chance to do a speed awareness course and escape having three penalty points on my licence. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If you attend the workshop, you avoid the 60 fine and automatic three penalty points on your licence. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Last night the electrician - who faces three penalty points on his licence - vowed to fight the fine in court. The Sun (2008)Motorists will also face receiving four penalty points on their licence, up from three, under proposals due to be published tomorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2015)NEARLY 9,000 drivers are still on the road despite having 12 penalty points on their licence. The Sun (2012)MORE than 10,000 motorists are still driving legally despite having 12 or more penalty points on their licence. The Sun (2011)Researchers found that 66 per cent of drivers in some parts of Britain are being offered training instead of a fine or penalty points on their licences. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A system of penalty points could also be used for persistent offenders, according to a consultation which will be open for comments until May. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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