Driving offences with no license

Meeting: 
MQT on 2016-03-16
Session date: 
March 16, 2016
Reference: 
2016/1040
Question By: 
Kemi Badenoch
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

What options are available to Metropolitan Police Service officers to deal with individuals who commit driving offences while not in possession of a driving license?

Answer

Answer for Driving offences with no license

Answer for Driving offences with no license

Answered By: 
The Mayor

For the sole offence of driving not in accordance with a license the driver would be issued with penalty points and a fine. Their vehicle could also be seized under powers in section 165 of the Road Traffic Act 1988.