New Drivers

If you accrue 6 penalty points or more within the first 2 years of driving your licence will be revoked under the provisions of the Road Traffic (New Drivers) Act 1995. Revocation is different from disqualification as you are entitled to re-sit your test as soon as possible after revocation. You will require to re-apply for a provisional licence, book a test and re-sit your theory test if it has expired. It is possible to regain your licence within a relatively short time frame following revocation. Any points on your licence prior to revocation will remain for the prescriptive 3 year period for totting-up purposes.

For any new driver the ability to drive opens a door to greater freedom. We can give you crucial advice and representation in any road traffic case in order to avoid you reaching 6 penalty points within your first 2 years of driving.