11% increase of penalty points issued for 2014

The number of penalty point notices issued in 2014 was up almost 11% on the previous year.

11% increase of penalty points issued for 2014

The number of penalty point notices issued in 2014 was up almost 11% on the previous year.

Figures released by the CSO show that over three quarters of penalty point notices were issued for speeding.

Just over 11% meanwhile were given because the driver was on a mobile phone.

Men were more likely to pick up penalty points than women, with 63% of notices issued to males.

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