Road safety, driving rules and penalties

Road safety law and advice, information about driving penalties and paying fines.

Services

  • Child car seats: the law

    The rules for child car seats and booster seats - height, weight, age, type of vehicle, car, minibus, licensed taxi

  • Speeding penalties

    You could get a fine and penalty points if you're caught speeding, or could even lose your licence

  • Check if a health condition affects your driving

    Check if you need to tell DVLA about a health or medical condition, how to report medical conditions to DVLA

  • Medical conditions, disabilities and driving

    When to tell DVLA about a medical condition or disability - what will happen to your licence, renewing or reapplying for your licence.

  • Driving disqualifications

    When you can be banned from driving, check when your driving ban ends, reduce your disqualification period, disqualified until you've passed your test, drink-driving offences

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