Understanding UK conviction codes

If a driver is convicted of a motoring offence in the UK, his driving record might be endorsed with penalty points. Endorsements can stay on a driving record for 4 to 11 years, depending on the offence.

For practical reasons, the government has assigned a code to each offence. For a list of the conviction codes used in our application process,  ⬇️ please take a look below ⬇️.

Each of these codes can be narrowed down to fit specific situations. This is why the last number of the code might vary. The 0 would be replaced by a 2 to indicate Aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring offences, a 4 for Causing or permitting offences, and a 6 for Inciting offences.

For further information, you can visit the government website: https://www.gov.uk/penalty-points-endorsements/endorsement-codes-and-penalty-points


UK CONVICTION CODES


ACCIDENT OFFENCES    

  • AC10 - Failing to stop  and/or give particulars after an accident    
  • AC20 - Failing  to report an accident within 24 hours    
  • AC30 - Undefined  accident offences  


DISQUALIFIED DRIVER    

  • BA10 - Driving while  disqualified by order of court    
  • BA20 - Driving  while disqualified by reason of age    
  • BA30 - Attempting  to drive while disqualified by order of court    
  • BA40 - Causing  death by driving while disqualified    
  • BA60 - Causing  serious injury by driving while disqualified  


CARELESS DRIVING    

  • CD10 - Driving without  due care and attention    
  • CD20 - Driving  without reasonable consideration for other road users    
  • CD30 - Driving  without due care and attention or without reasonable consideration for other  road users    
  • CD40 - Causing  death through careless driving when unfit through drink    
  • CD50 - Causing  death by careless driving when unfit through drugs    
  • CD60 - Causing  death by careless driving with alcohol level above the limit    
  • CD70 - Causing  death by careless driving then failing to supply a specimen for alcohol  analysis
  • CD71 - Causing  death by careless driving then failing to supply a specimen for drugs  analysis    
  • CD80 - Causing  death by careless, or inconsiderate, driving    
  • CD90 - Causing  death by driving: unlicensed, disqualified or uninsured drivers  


CONSTRUCTION & USE OFFENCES    

  • CU10 - Using a vehicle  with defective brakes    
  • CU20 - Causing  or likely to cause danger by reason of use of unsuitable vehicle or using a  vehicle with parts or accessories (excluding brakes, steering or tyres) in a  dangerous condition    
  • CU30 - Using  a vehicle with defective tyre(s)    
  • CU40 - Using  a vehicle with defective steering    
  • CU50 - Causing  or likely to cause danger by reason of load or passengers    
  • CD60 - Undefined  failure to comply with Construction and Use regulations    
  • CD70 - Breach  of requirement as to Speed Assessment Equipment Detection Device    
  • CU80 - Using  a mobile phone while driving a motor vehicle  


RECKLESS / DANGEROUS DRIVING    

  • DD10 - Driving in a  dangerous manner    
  • DD20 - Driving  at dangerous speed    
  • DD30 - Reckless  driving    
  • DD40 - Dangerous  driving    
  • DD50 - Causing  death by dangerous driving    
  • DD60 - Manslaughter  or culpable homicide while driving a vehicle    
  • DD70 - Causing  death by reckless driving    
  • DD80 - Causing  death by dangerous driving    
  • DD90 - Furious  driving  


DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE: Drinking    

  • DR10   Driving or  attempting to drive with alcohol level above limit    
  • DR20   Driving  or attempting to drive while unfit through drink or drugs    
  • DR30   Driving  or attempting to drive then failing to supply a specimen for analysis    
  • DR31   Driving  or attempting to drive then refusing to give permission for analysis of a  blood sample that was taken without consent due to incapacity    
  • DR40   In  charge of a vehicle while alcohol level above limit    
  • DR50   In  charge of a vehicle while unfit through drink or drugs    
  • DR60   In  charge of a vehicle then refusing to supply a specimen of blood or urine for  laboratory testing    
  • DR61   Failure  to supply a specimen for drug analysis in circumstances other than driving or  attempting to drive    
  • DR70   Failing  to provide specimen for breath test    
  • DR80   Driving  or attempting to drive when unfit through drugs    
  • DR90   In  charge of a vehicle when unfit through drugs  

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE: Drugs    

  • DG10 - Driving or  attempting to drive with drug level above the specified limit    
  • DG40 - In  charge of a vehicle while drug level above specified limit    
  • DG60 - Causing  death by careless driving with drug level above the limit  
  • E001 - No driving  licence - driving while disqualified    
  • E002 - Exceeding  the speed limit    
  • E003 - Driving  while unfit by virtue of disease of physical/mental disability    
  • E004 - Drunk  Driving    
  • E005 - Drunk  in charge (southern ireland)    
  • E006 - Driving  without reasonable consideration (southern Ireland)    
  • E007 - Driving  without due care and attention (careless driving)    
  • E008 - Dangerous  Driving (southern Ireland)    
  • E009 - Driving  of dangerously defective vehicle
  • E010 - Parking  vehicle in dangerous position    
  • E011 - Driving  without Insurance    
  • E012 - Fraud  in obtaining Insurance    
  • E013 - Failure  to produce RTA Certificate    
  • E014 - Accident  not reported by the Insured    
  • E015 - Sign/Signal  not observed    
  • E016 - Parking  Offence (southern Ireland)    
  • E017 - Duties  on occurrence of accident - failure to comply (hit and run)    
  • E018 - Unauthorised  taking of vehicle  


INSURANCE OFFENCES    

  • IN10 - Using a vehicle  uninsured against third party risks  


LICENCE OFFENCES    

  • LC10 - Driving without  a licence    
  • LC20 - Driving  otherwise than in accordance with a licence    
  • LC30 - Driving  after making a false declaration about fitness when applying for a licence    
  • LC40 - Driving  a vehicle having failed to notify a disability    
  • LC50 - Driving  after a licence has been cancelled (revoked) or refused on medical grounds  

MUTUAL RECOGNITION CODES    

  • MR09 - Reckless or  dangerous driving (whether or not resulting in death, injury or serious risk)    
  • MR19 - Wilful  failure to carry out the obligation placed on driver after being involved in  a road accident (hit or run)    
  • MR29 - Driving  a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or other substance affecting  or diminishing the mental and physical abilities of a driver    
  • MR39 - Driving  a vehicle faster than the permitted speed    
  • MR49 - Driving  a vehicle whilst disqualified    
  • MR59 - Disqualification  due to other conduct constituting an offence for which a driving  disqualification has been imposed for 6 or more months  


MISCELLANEOUS OFFENCES    

  • MS10 - Leaving a  vehicle in a dangerous position
  • MS20 - Unlawful  pillion riding    
  • MS30 - Play  street offences    
  • MS40 - Driving  with uncorrected defective eyesight or refusing to submit to a test    
  • MS50 - Motor  racing on the highway    
  • MS60 - Offences  not covered by other codes (including offences relating to breach of  requirements as to control of vehicle)    
  • MS70 - Driving  with uncorrected defective eyesight    
  • MS80 - Refusing  to submit to an eyesight test    
  • MS90 - Failure  to give information as to identity of driver etc            
  • MT01 - Driving whilst  using a mobile telephone  



MOTORWAY OFFENCES    

  • MW10   Contravention  of special roads regulations (excluding speed limits)      
  • NA01   Causing GBI by  driving carelessly/inconsiderately whilst unfit    
  • NA02   Causing  CBI by driving carelessly with excess alcohol or drugs    
  • NA03   Wrongful  use of a disabled driver’s badge            
  • NE99   Non-endorsable  offence which can result in disqualification            
  • NI09   GB drivers  disqualified in Northern Ireland
  • NR09   GB drivers  revoked under the New Drivers Act in Northern Ireland  

PEDESTRIAN CROSSINGS    

  • PC10 - Undefined  contravention of pedestrian crossing regulations    
  • PC20 - Contravention  of pedestrian crossing regulations with moving vehicle    
  • PC30 - Contravention  of pedestrian crossing regulations with stationary vehicle                    

LEARNING  DRIVERS    

  • PL10 - Driving without  ‘L’ plates    
  • PL20 - Not  accompanied by a qualified person
  • PL30 - Carrying  a person not qualified    
  • PL40 - Drawing  an unauthorised trailer    
  • PL50 - Undefined  failure to comply with conditions of a Provisional Licence                    


ISLE  OF MAN    

  • QI09 - GB drivers  disqualified in Isle of Man  


NON-SPECIFIC DISQUALIFICATIONS    

  • SC19 - Section 19  (Transport Act 1981) disqualification, being banned from diving by the  authorities.    
  • SC35 - Section  35 (Transport Act 1981) disqualification, being banned from diving by the  authorities.            
  • SE19 - Disqualification  under totting up procedure    
  • SE35 - Disqualification  under totting up procedure                    


SPEED  LIMITS    

  • SP10 - Exceeding goods  vehicle speed limits    
  • SP20 - Exceeding  speed limit for type of vehicle (excluding goods or passenger vehicles)    
  • SP30 - Exceeding  statutory speed limit on a public road    
  • SP40 - Exceeding  passenger vehicle speed limit
  • SP50 - Exceeding  speed limit on a motorway                    


TRAFFIC  DIRECTION & SIGNS    

  • TS10 - Failing to  comply with traffic light signals
  • TS20 - Failing  to comply with double white lines
  • TS30 - Failing  to comply with ‘stop’ sign    
  • TS40 - Failing  to comply with direction of a constable/warden    
  • TS50 - Failing  to comply with traffic sign (excluding ‘stop’ signs, traffic lights or double  white lines)    
  • TS60 - Failing  to comply with a school crossing patrol sign    
  • TS70 - Undefined  failure to comply with a traffic direction sign  


THEFT OR UNAUTHORISED TAKING    

  • UT10 - Taking and  driving away a vehicle without consent or an attempt thereat    
  • UT20 - Stealing  or attempting to steal a vehicle
  • UT30 - Going  equipped for stealing or taking a vehicle    
  • UT40 - Taking  or attempting to take a vehicle without consent, driving or attempting to  drive a vehicle knowing it to have been taken without consent, allowing  oneself to be carried in or on a vehicle knowing it to have been taken  without consent    
  • UT50 - Aggravated  taking of a vehicle

OTHER CONVICTIONS    

  • Z001 - Non-Road  Traffic Act - Fraud    
  • Z002 - Non-Road  Traffic Act - Robbery    
  • Z003 - Non-Road  Traffic Act - Theft    
  • Z004 - Non-Road  Traffic Act - Handling    
  • Z005 - Prosecution  Pending    
  • Z006 - Parking  Offence    
  • Z007 - Disqualification  under section 34    
  • Z008 - Disqualification  under section 35    
  • Z009 - Driving  whilst using a mobile telephone
  • Z010 - Tachograph  offence    
  • Z011 - Ban  From Driving In Any EU Country (Excluding The UK)            


SPECIAL  CODES    

  • TT99 - Disqualification  under ‘totting-up’ procedure. Demerit points apply for offences causing the  disqualification            
  • S.19 - Disqualification  under totting up procedure            
  • XX99 - Disqualification  under ‘totting-up’ procedure. Demerit points apply for offences causing the  disqualification  

Understanding UK conviction codes

If a driver is convicted of a motoring offence in the UK, his driving record might be endorsed with penalty points. Endorsements can stay on a driving record for 4 to 11 years, depending on the offence.

For practical reasons, the government has assigned a code to each offence. For a list of the conviction codes used in our application process,  ⬇️ please take a look below ⬇️.

Each of these codes can be narrowed down to fit specific situations. This is why the last number of the code might vary. The 0 would be replaced by a 2 to indicate Aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring offences, a 4 for Causing or permitting offences, and a 6 for Inciting offences.

For further information, you can visit the government website: https://www.gov.uk/penalty-points-endorsements/endorsement-codes-and-penalty-points


UK CONVICTION CODES


ACCIDENT OFFENCES    

  • AC10 - Failing to stop  and/or give particulars after an accident    
  • AC20 - Failing  to report an accident within 24 hours    
  • AC30 - Undefined  accident offences  


DISQUALIFIED DRIVER    

  • BA10 - Driving while  disqualified by order of court    
  • BA20 - Driving  while disqualified by reason of age    
  • BA30 - Attempting  to drive while disqualified by order of court    
  • BA40 - Causing  death by driving while disqualified    
  • BA60 - Causing  serious injury by driving while disqualified  


CARELESS DRIVING    

  • CD10 - Driving without  due care and attention    
  • CD20 - Driving  without reasonable consideration for other road users    
  • CD30 - Driving  without due care and attention or without reasonable consideration for other  road users    
  • CD40 - Causing  death through careless driving when unfit through drink    
  • CD50 - Causing  death by careless driving when unfit through drugs    
  • CD60 - Causing  death by careless driving with alcohol level above the limit    
  • CD70 - Causing  death by careless driving then failing to supply a specimen for alcohol  analysis
  • CD71 - Causing  death by careless driving then failing to supply a specimen for drugs  analysis    
  • CD80 - Causing  death by careless, or inconsiderate, driving    
  • CD90 - Causing  death by driving: unlicensed, disqualified or uninsured drivers  


CONSTRUCTION & USE OFFENCES    

  • CU10 - Using a vehicle  with defective brakes    
  • CU20 - Causing  or likely to cause danger by reason of use of unsuitable vehicle or using a  vehicle with parts or accessories (excluding brakes, steering or tyres) in a  dangerous condition    
  • CU30 - Using  a vehicle with defective tyre(s)    
  • CU40 - Using  a vehicle with defective steering    
  • CU50 - Causing  or likely to cause danger by reason of load or passengers    
  • CD60 - Undefined  failure to comply with Construction and Use regulations    
  • CD70 - Breach  of requirement as to Speed Assessment Equipment Detection Device    
  • CU80 - Using  a mobile phone while driving a motor vehicle  


RECKLESS / DANGEROUS DRIVING    

  • DD10 - Driving in a  dangerous manner    
  • DD20 - Driving  at dangerous speed    
  • DD30 - Reckless  driving    
  • DD40 - Dangerous  driving    
  • DD50 - Causing  death by dangerous driving    
  • DD60 - Manslaughter  or culpable homicide while driving a vehicle    
  • DD70 - Causing  death by reckless driving    
  • DD80 - Causing  death by dangerous driving    
  • DD90 - Furious  driving  


DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE: Drinking    

  • DR10   Driving or  attempting to drive with alcohol level above limit    
  • DR20   Driving  or attempting to drive while unfit through drink or drugs    
  • DR30   Driving  or attempting to drive then failing to supply a specimen for analysis    
  • DR31   Driving  or attempting to drive then refusing to give permission for analysis of a  blood sample that was taken without consent due to incapacity    
  • DR40   In  charge of a vehicle while alcohol level above limit    
  • DR50   In  charge of a vehicle while unfit through drink or drugs    
  • DR60   In  charge of a vehicle then refusing to supply a specimen of blood or urine for  laboratory testing    
  • DR61   Failure  to supply a specimen for drug analysis in circumstances other than driving or  attempting to drive    
  • DR70   Failing  to provide specimen for breath test    
  • DR80   Driving  or attempting to drive when unfit through drugs    
  • DR90   In  charge of a vehicle when unfit through drugs  

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE: Drugs    

  • DG10 - Driving or  attempting to drive with drug level above the specified limit    
  • DG40 - In  charge of a vehicle while drug level above specified limit    
  • DG60 - Causing  death by careless driving with drug level above the limit  
  • E001 - No driving  licence - driving while disqualified    
  • E002 - Exceeding  the speed limit    
  • E003 - Driving  while unfit by virtue of disease of physical/mental disability    
  • E004 - Drunk  Driving    
  • E005 - Drunk  in charge (southern ireland)    
  • E006 - Driving  without reasonable consideration (southern Ireland)    
  • E007 - Driving  without due care and attention (careless driving)    
  • E008 - Dangerous  Driving (southern Ireland)    
  • E009 - Driving  of dangerously defective vehicle
  • E010 - Parking  vehicle in dangerous position    
  • E011 - Driving  without Insurance    
  • E012 - Fraud  in obtaining Insurance    
  • E013 - Failure  to produce RTA Certificate    
  • E014 - Accident  not reported by the Insured    
  • E015 - Sign/Signal  not observed    
  • E016 - Parking  Offence (southern Ireland)    
  • E017 - Duties  on occurrence of accident - failure to comply (hit and run)    
  • E018 - Unauthorised  taking of vehicle  


INSURANCE OFFENCES    

  • IN10 - Using a vehicle  uninsured against third party risks  


LICENCE OFFENCES    

  • LC10 - Driving without  a licence    
  • LC20 - Driving  otherwise than in accordance with a licence    
  • LC30 - Driving  after making a false declaration about fitness when applying for a licence    
  • LC40 - Driving  a vehicle having failed to notify a disability    
  • LC50 - Driving  after a licence has been cancelled (revoked) or refused on medical grounds  

MUTUAL RECOGNITION CODES    

  • MR09 - Reckless or  dangerous driving (whether or not resulting in death, injury or serious risk)    
  • MR19 - Wilful  failure to carry out the obligation placed on driver after being involved in  a road accident (hit or run)    
  • MR29 - Driving  a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or other substance affecting  or diminishing the mental and physical abilities of a driver    
  • MR39 - Driving  a vehicle faster than the permitted speed    
  • MR49 - Driving  a vehicle whilst disqualified    
  • MR59 - Disqualification  due to other conduct constituting an offence for which a driving  disqualification has been imposed for 6 or more months  


MISCELLANEOUS OFFENCES    

  • MS10 - Leaving a  vehicle in a dangerous position
  • MS20 - Unlawful  pillion riding    
  • MS30 - Play  street offences    
  • MS40 - Driving  with uncorrected defective eyesight or refusing to submit to a test    
  • MS50 - Motor  racing on the highway    
  • MS60 - Offences  not covered by other codes (including offences relating to breach of  requirements as to control of vehicle)    
  • MS70 - Driving  with uncorrected defective eyesight    
  • MS80 - Refusing  to submit to an eyesight test    
  • MS90 - Failure  to give information as to identity of driver etc            
  • MT01 - Driving whilst  using a mobile telephone  



MOTORWAY OFFENCES    

  • MW10   Contravention  of special roads regulations (excluding speed limits)      
  • NA01   Causing GBI by  driving carelessly/inconsiderately whilst unfit    
  • NA02   Causing  CBI by driving carelessly with excess alcohol or drugs    
  • NA03   Wrongful  use of a disabled driver’s badge            
  • NE99   Non-endorsable  offence which can result in disqualification            
  • NI09   GB drivers  disqualified in Northern Ireland
  • NR09   GB drivers  revoked under the New Drivers Act in Northern Ireland  

PEDESTRIAN CROSSINGS    

  • PC10 - Undefined  contravention of pedestrian crossing regulations    
  • PC20 - Contravention  of pedestrian crossing regulations with moving vehicle    
  • PC30 - Contravention  of pedestrian crossing regulations with stationary vehicle                    

LEARNING  DRIVERS    

  • PL10 - Driving without  ‘L’ plates    
  • PL20 - Not  accompanied by a qualified person
  • PL30 - Carrying  a person not qualified    
  • PL40 - Drawing  an unauthorised trailer    
  • PL50 - Undefined  failure to comply with conditions of a Provisional Licence                    


ISLE  OF MAN    

  • QI09 - GB drivers  disqualified in Isle of Man  


NON-SPECIFIC DISQUALIFICATIONS    

  • SC19 - Section 19  (Transport Act 1981) disqualification, being banned from diving by the  authorities.    
  • SC35 - Section  35 (Transport Act 1981) disqualification, being banned from diving by the  authorities.            
  • SE19 - Disqualification  under totting up procedure    
  • SE35 - Disqualification  under totting up procedure                    


SPEED  LIMITS    

  • SP10 - Exceeding goods  vehicle speed limits    
  • SP20 - Exceeding  speed limit for type of vehicle (excluding goods or passenger vehicles)    
  • SP30 - Exceeding  statutory speed limit on a public road    
  • SP40 - Exceeding  passenger vehicle speed limit
  • SP50 - Exceeding  speed limit on a motorway                    


TRAFFIC  DIRECTION & SIGNS    

  • TS10 - Failing to  comply with traffic light signals
  • TS20 - Failing  to comply with double white lines
  • TS30 - Failing  to comply with ‘stop’ sign    
  • TS40 - Failing  to comply with direction of a constable/warden    
  • TS50 - Failing  to comply with traffic sign (excluding ‘stop’ signs, traffic lights or double  white lines)    
  • TS60 - Failing  to comply with a school crossing patrol sign    
  • TS70 - Undefined  failure to comply with a traffic direction sign  


THEFT OR UNAUTHORISED TAKING    

  • UT10 - Taking and  driving away a vehicle without consent or an attempt thereat    
  • UT20 - Stealing  or attempting to steal a vehicle
  • UT30 - Going  equipped for stealing or taking a vehicle    
  • UT40 - Taking  or attempting to take a vehicle without consent, driving or attempting to  drive a vehicle knowing it to have been taken without consent, allowing  oneself to be carried in or on a vehicle knowing it to have been taken  without consent    
  • UT50 - Aggravated  taking of a vehicle

OTHER CONVICTIONS    

  • Z001 - Non-Road  Traffic Act - Fraud    
  • Z002 - Non-Road  Traffic Act - Robbery    
  • Z003 - Non-Road  Traffic Act - Theft    
  • Z004 - Non-Road  Traffic Act - Handling    
  • Z005 - Prosecution  Pending    
  • Z006 - Parking  Offence    
  • Z007 - Disqualification  under section 34    
  • Z008 - Disqualification  under section 35    
  • Z009 - Driving  whilst using a mobile telephone
  • Z010 - Tachograph  offence    
  • Z011 - Ban  From Driving In Any EU Country (Excluding The UK)            


SPECIAL  CODES    

  • TT99 - Disqualification  under ‘totting-up’ procedure. Demerit points apply for offences causing the  disqualification            
  • S.19 - Disqualification  under totting up procedure            
  • XX99 - Disqualification  under ‘totting-up’ procedure. Demerit points apply for offences causing the  disqualification  

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