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These are the 12 driving offences in Britain which will cost you penalty points

Driving offences which are generally penalised with penalty points as well as a fine in the UK have been disclosed.

Specialists from LeaseVan.co.uk have clarified which 12 driving offences carry penalty points as standard and how many points drivers could be hit with.

Failing to stop after an accident or failing to report an accident  5 to 10 points.
Failing to stop after an accident or failing to report an accident 5 to 10 points.
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Careless and inconsiderate driving  3 to 9 points
Careless and inconsiderate driving 3 to 9 points
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Driving without insurance  6 to 8 points
Driving without insurance 6 to 8 points
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Using a hand held mobile phone when driving  6 points.
Using a hand held mobile phone when driving 6 points.
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