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Use of speed awareness courses to avoid points up fourfold in a decade, report reveals

Safety campaigners ask 'what can be done' to educate drivers committing more serious offences.

Speed check: 1.2 million on awareness courses last year

Speed check: 1.2 million on awareness courses last year

Date - 12th February 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
Up to a quarter of drivers have been sent back to the classroom for breaking road traffic laws, new figures reveal.   The record number of motorists using speed awareness courses as an alternative to penalty points and a fine has increased...
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