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Fixed Penalty Notices (896A/22)


  1. In each of the last three financial years (18/19) (19/20) and (20/21) please state that as a result of committing a motoring offence in your authority how much many (a) fixed penalty notices fines were accepted by motorists and (b) how many drivers accepted places on driving training education courses which were offered as an alternative to a Fixed Penalty Notice fine.


  1. During this three year period what was the financial penalty for (a) a Fixed Penalty Notice and (b) the cost of enrolling on a driver training course.




Financial Year Paid / Licence Endorsed Retraining Course Attended and Completed
18/19 16203 24087
19/20 15782 28746
20/21 17540 33634
Grand Total 49525 86467




Fixed Penalty was £100.00 for all of those years.

Speed awareness courses were as follows:

2018/2019 price was £92.00

2019/2020 price was £92.00 until June 2020 and then the price changed to £87.00 and has stayed the same ever since.

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