How long do you lose your license for drink driving UK?

How long do you lose your license for drink driving UK?

How long is a ban for drink driving? A driving disqualification imposed by the court for drink driving will be for a minimum period of 12 months in accordance with UK Government legislation.

How long will a drink driving conviction stay on my DBS?

For adults over age 18, the rehabilitation periods for drink driving offences are as follows: Custodial sentence over 48 months – never spent. This conviction will always show up on a DBS check. Custodial sentence of 30-48 months – 7 years from end of sentence.

How is the penalty for drink driving calculated?

The drink driving penalty calculator above provides a reliable estimation of what sentence you can expect to receive upon conviction of drink driving at Magistrates’ Court in England and Wales. The penalties are laid out in the Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines, provided by The Sentencing Council for England and Wales.

Can a judge disqualify a convicted drink driver?

The Magistrates’ Court have the discretion to disqualify convicted drink drivers until a relevant driving test is passed. If they choose to disqualify until a test is passed, in the case of disqualification upon conviction of driving with excess alcohol, it will be the extended test a driver will have to pass…

What happens to your driving licence if you are convicted of drink driving?

The Magistrates’ Court have the discretion to disqualify convicted drink drivers until a relevant driving test is passed. If they choose to disqualify until a test is passed, in the case of disqualification upon conviction of driving with excess alcohol, it will be the extended test a driver will have to pass to regain their driving licence.

What happens if you get a drink driving charge in Scotland?

Scotland has different legal limits and no sentencing guidelines. If you are facing a drink driving charge in Scotland, you contact a solicitor based in Scotland here. What was your alcohol reading? Have you been disqualified on two or more occasions for periods of 56 days or more in the 3 years preceding the commission of this offence?

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