Question: Why Was I Not Offered A Speed Awareness Course?

Can I request a speed awareness course?

Q584: Can I go on a speed awareness course instead of having points on my licence.

You can’t suggest that you want to do a Speed Awareness Course, if you are eligible to attend the course you will be notified by the police.

You have not attended a speed awareness course within the 3 years prior to the current offence..

How often do you get offered a speed awareness course?

every three yearsYou 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.

Do you have to do speed awareness course where you were caught?

If you’ve been caught speeding, you may be invited to attend a speed awareness course. … Speed awareness courses – sometimes referred to as driver awareness courses – are for motorists who’ve been caught speeding and want to avoid points on their licence and a fine.

How much does 3 points increase car insurance 2020?

However, bearing all that in mind, research suggests three points could raise a driver’s car insurance premium by an average of 5%, while six penalty points could push the cost of insurance up by an average of 25%.

How much does a speed awareness course cost?

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 do I know if I eligible for a speed awareness course?

You may be eligible if: you haven’t attended a speed awareness course in the past three years. the speed you were doing is within the acceptable range. This is typically between speed limit + 10% + 2mph and speed limit + 10% + 9mph (for example, between 35 – 42mph in a 30mph zone)