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Motoring offenders

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  • Release date: 14 December 2016
  • Period covered: 2015
  • Next update: 15 November 2017
An annual report which includes information on proceedings at Magistrates' courts, drug and drink driving offences and breath tests.

Key points

  • The number of Fixed Penalty Notices for motoring offences issued by the police (including traffic wardens) in Wales in 2015 was 66,513, a 13 per cent decrease on 2014. Speed limit offences comprised 51,009 of these notices, or 77 per cent of all fixed penalty notices issued in that year.
  • In 2015, the magistrates’ courts proceeded against a total of 57,216 motoring offenders, up 5 per cent on the 2014 figure.
  • In 2015, men accounted for 66 per cent of motoring offenders proceedings at magistrates’ courts.

Contact

Statistician
Tel: 029 2037 0066
E-mail: stats.transport@wales.gsi.gov.uk

Media
Tel: 029 2089 8099

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