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Motability points

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Tiredmum42
Tiredmum42 Community member Posts: 29 Connected
Hi
i am absolutely furious with my husband already so I don’t need any further judgement but he has managed to get two speeding tickets worth 6 points this month. Prior to this he has had a full clean license for 30 years! 
He is in the process of accepting them but I was wondering if this will mean my sons motsbility car will be revoked ( he is the only named driver) 
I’d be so grateful for any help

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,135 Disability Gamechanger
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    6 points isn't a ban so he maybe ok but only they can tell him for certain whether they will continue to insure him. He will need to report this to RSA motability when the points are added to his license. https://www.motability.co.uk/get-support/faqs/driver-has-points-or-been-disqualified/

    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Tiredmum42
    Tiredmum42 Community member Posts: 29 Connected
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    Thanks Poppy- I’m so upset he’s had a clean license up until now. I have told them about 3 points and just waiting for the penalty notice for the other 3
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,135 Disability Gamechanger
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    You’re welcome. These things happen. Was he offered a speed awareness course? 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Tiredmum42
    Tiredmum42 Community member Posts: 29 Connected
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    He wasn’t last time as he was 1mph over. Do you know for reference how many points motability will allow? 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,135 Disability Gamechanger
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    I have no idea I’m afraid. I can’t find any information on that. They will tell you when you ring them. 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Tiredmum42
    Tiredmum42 Community member Posts: 29 Connected
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    Thank you. I’m sure this situation isn’t uncommon 
  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,981 Disability Gamechanger
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    Did you manage to find out the answer to your question @Tiredmum42:)
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  • Tiredmum42
    Tiredmum42 Community member Posts: 29 Connected
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    I called them today but as the pints aren’t appearing via DVLA yet they can’t give me a definitive answer. Although he did say I’d be unlikely to lose the car for speeding unless it was a disqualification 
  • 2oldcodgers
    2oldcodgers Posts: 743 Connected
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    He wasn’t last time as he was 1mph over. Do you know for reference how many points motability will allow? 
    My wife clocked 3 points for speeding AND was offered the speed awareness course. She refused the offer as she, in her own words, was not going to have anybody tell her how to drive.
    She had the 3 points put on her license and my insurance went up by 60% for the next 4 years because of them. She is a nominated driver for my motability car but I will not allow her any where near it.
    My wife since will not drive and hasn't done so for over 3 years.
  • michael57
    michael57 Community member Posts: 350 Pioneering
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    He wasn’t last time as he was 1mph over. Do you know for reference how many points motability will allow? 
    My wife clocked 3 points for speeding AND was offered the speed awareness course. She refused the offer as she, in her own words, was not going to have anybody tell her how to drive.
    She had the 3 points put on her license and my insurance went up by 60% for the next 4 years because of them. She is a nominated driver for my motability car but I will not allow her any where near it.
    My wife since will not drive and hasn't done so for over 3 years.
    whydid you not take her name off as nominated driver if she has not driven it for 3 years 60% savings over 4 years it would seem a logical thing to do 

  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,135 Disability Gamechanger
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    He wasn’t last time as he was 1mph over. Do you know for reference how many points motability will allow? 
     She is a nominated driver for my motability car but I will not allow her any where near it.

    Then why is she a nominated driver? :D

    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • 2oldcodgers
    2oldcodgers Posts: 743 Connected
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    michael57 said:
    He wasn’t last time as he was 1mph over. Do you know for reference how many points motability will allow? 
    My wife clocked 3 points for speeding AND was offered the speed awareness course. She refused the offer as she, in her own words, was not going to have anybody tell her how to drive.
    She had the 3 points put on her license and my insurance went up by 60% for the next 4 years because of them. She is a nominated driver for my motability car but I will not allow her any where near it.
    My wife since will not drive and hasn't done so for over 3 years.
    whydid you not take her name off as nominated driver if she has not driven it for 3 years 60% savings over 4 years it would seem a logical thing to do 

    Why? because If I am ill and need to go to hospital when the buses aren't running I need someone to get me there. Thankfully I have managed to get there during the day on buses

  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,135 Disability Gamechanger
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    michael57 said:
    He wasn’t last time as he was 1mph over. Do you know for reference how many points motability will allow? 
    My wife clocked 3 points for speeding AND was offered the speed awareness course. She refused the offer as she, in her own words, was not going to have anybody tell her how to drive.
    She had the 3 points put on her license and my insurance went up by 60% for the next 4 years because of them. She is a nominated driver for my motability car but I will not allow her any where near it.
    My wife since will not drive and hasn't done so for over 3 years.
    whydid you not take her name off as nominated driver if she has not driven it for 3 years 60% savings over 4 years it would seem a logical thing to do 

    Why? because If I am ill and need to go to hospital when the buses aren't running I need someone to get me there. Thankfully I have managed to get there during the day on buses


    You said you won't allow her anywhere near your mobility car...
    He wasn’t last time as he was 1mph over. Do you know for reference how many points motability will allow? 
    She is a nominated driver for my motability car but I will not allow her any where near it.



    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • michael57
    michael57 Community member Posts: 350 Pioneering
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    michael57 said:
    He wasn’t last time as he was 1mph over. Do you know for reference how many points motability will allow? 
    My wife clocked 3 points for speeding AND was offered the speed awareness course. She refused the offer as she, in her own words, was not going to have anybody tell her how to drive.
    She had the 3 points put on her license and my insurance went up by 60% for the next 4 years because of them. She is a nominated driver for my motability car but I will not allow her any where near it.
    My wife since will not drive and hasn't done so for over 3 years.
    whydid you not take her name off as nominated driver if she has not driven it for 3 years 60% savings over 4 years it would seem a logical thing to do 

    Why? because If I am ill and need to go to hospital when the buses aren't running I need someone to get me there. Thankfully I have managed to get there during the day on buses

    i think 3 points for speeding should be around a 5 to 10% increase in insurance i would save your bus fare and get your insurance broker to take you in his car your helping him pay for 
  • 2oldcodgers
    2oldcodgers Posts: 743 Connected
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    You said you won't allow her anywhere near your mobility car...


    At 3am and needing to go to hospital asap, I would have no choice.
    Used to call 999 for an ambulance but now with the waiting times being up to an hour I have no other options
  • 2oldcodgers
    2oldcodgers Posts: 743 Connected
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    i think 3 points for speeding should be around a 5 to 10% increase in insurance i would save your bus fare and get your insurance broker to take you in his car your helping him pay for 
    I don't use and never have had a broker I always used to insure my cars through LV as I get a 10% discount.
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