Why wasn’t I offered a speed awareness course?
Why haven’t I been offered a speed awareness course.
It’s entirely up to the discretion of your local police on whether or not to offer you a speed awareness course.
If you’ve already taken one within the last 3 years, or you were well above the speed limits stipulated by the police, you won’t be offered one..
How much is it for a speed awareness course?
Having points on your licence will increase your car insurance costs and speeding convictions stay on your record for at least four years. But, the speed awareness course is not free. Courses are run by instructors approved by the National Driver Offender Retraining Scheme and cost around £100.
How much is the speed awareness course 2019?
The course typically costs around £100, with the cheapest ones found to be in Merseyside. But although drivers will still lose money for the offence, they will not have points on their licence if they take on the course.
Will I get a speed awareness course?
the speed you were travelling at the time of the offence must fall within the acceptable speed range (Speed limit + 10% + 9mph). For example, in a 30 mph limit – you could attend a course up to 42mph inclusive.
How many times do you get offered a speed awareness course?
You can only attend one once every three years, which means if you offend again within that period you will have to take the points. The speed awareness course is a popular choice.
How do I get a speed awareness course instead of points?
Speed Awareness Courses Drivers, depending upon the speed at which they were detected, may be invited to attend a Speed Awareness Course as an alternative to penalty points. This course can only be offered once in a period of three years from the last date of detection.