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From 8 June 2015, the photocard licence counterpart will not be valid and will no longer be issued by DVLA.
Driving licence endorsements run from the date of offence until date of offence, so delaying proceedings will not overcome the points totting up provisions. Driving licence endorsements, disqualifications, convictions and acceptance of fixed penalties payments in respect of driving offences are notified to the DVLA by the courts. The details are entered onto the driver’s record and the licence is returned to the driver to show penalty points and date of conviction.
An interesting article in todays Glasgow Herald has sprked debate in Scotland over the focus of our police force on the motorists of Scotland. Radio Scotland hosted an energetic phone in about the subject this morning but Victoria Weldon was the first to rasie the issue upon her review of the crime statistics for this year.
Let’s hope that the signage for HGV drivers is “loud and clear” on the A9. They are entitled to drive at 50MPH under the pilot scheme to help halt bottlenecks and driver frustration. Great move by the Scottish Government to ease the real dangers that exist on the notorious A9. Average speed cameras on the A9 have been installed and have been operational on a “Test Basis” only until now and drivers may have got used to the signs saying they were ” NOT OPERATIONAL”