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SpeedUlator: Speed Awareness Course Checker

By: Clare Birtles - Updated: 14 May 2017 | comments*Discuss
 
Interactive Checker Speeding Speed

Do you think you've been caught speeding recently?

You may be eligible to take a speed awareness course as an alternative to penalty points (and a fine).

There are several factors that will affect your chances, which is why we've created the SpeedUlator Speed Awareness Course Checker. It's interactive, easy to use and will help you decide what to do next.

Try the Speed-U-Lator here:

Simply click on the relevant answer and you'll be led through the next steps.

If you now know from our checker that you will not be offered a speed awareness course, why not read through some of the other options available to you in our speeding section.

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Woodsy - Your Question:
Ive been done for speeding done 36 on a 30 but in november last year I dome 47 in a 3 and got 3 points and a fine can I can I get on the speed awereness course this time around or will I get a fine and 3 points

Our Response:
It's entirely up to the police to decide whether or not to offer an awareness course, so we really can't say unfortunately.
NoPenaltyPoints - 17-May-17 @ 10:40 AM
Ive been done for speeding done 36 on a 30 but in november last year i dome 47 in a 3 and got 3 points and a fine can i can i get on the speed awereness course this time around or will i get a fine and 3 points
Woodsy - 14-May-17 @ 11:57 AM
First offence, 63 on a 50 zone. The cut off speed for the awareness course is if you're doing 64 or over but I just done 63 (this was on March) so new laws will not apply. Will I get awareness course option? Would be great to get a reply, thank you
Joe - 11-May-17 @ 9:43 PM
Kaps - Your Question:
I was recently caught doing 36 in a 30 zone by a mobile camera unit. I was unsure who the driver could be as myself , my wife and my father in law all took the car within a 30minute period along that same stretch of road which is just around the corner from my house. My wife to drop off the kids , father in law to buy a newspaper , after which I travelled to work. They have sent me photographic evidence but it clearly states on the letter "The photographic evidence is to identify the vehicle only and not the driver." you can just about make out the driver (me) but I don't want to break any rules by using a photo which they clearly say is to identify the vehicle ONLY !? What should I do

Our Response:
You can request further photos if you're unsure who could have been driving.
NoPenaltyPoints - 3-May-17 @ 2:07 PM
I was recently caught doing 36 in a 30 zone by a mobile camera unit. I was unsure who the driver could be as myself , my wife and my father in law all took the car within a 30minute period along that same stretch of road which is just around the corner from my house. My wife to drop off the kids , father in law to buy a newspaper , after which I travelled to work . They have sent me photographic evidence but it clearly states on the letter "The photographic evidence is to identify the vehicle only and not the driver."you can just about make out the driver (me) but I don't want to break any rules by using a photo which they clearly say is to identify the vehicle ONLY !? What should I do
Kaps - 3-May-17 @ 3:07 AM
I was doing 35mph in a 30. I was unaware of this as it was road works. It went from 50mph I to 30 very quickly. I'm wondering if I will be offered the course. I did one last June. Please help
NBCW - 29-Apr-17 @ 4:08 PM
I think I was flashed but I'm not to sure as I didn't see a flash, I was doing 30 something In a 30 zone, I haven't had my licence 2 years but I already have 6 points from my provisional, will I lose my licence or will the police offer me a course, if I lose my licence I lose my job if I lose my job I lose my house !
Wes - 19-Apr-17 @ 8:01 AM
I have 9 points but never done a course , I am within boundaries to be eligible otherwise ie 57mph in a 50 Would I be able to do a course
Benson - 13-Apr-17 @ 5:29 PM
fil2017 - Your Question:
Been caught speeding doing 36mph in a 30 been given fixed penalty and not been offered a speed awareness course and havent been on one in the last 3 years, can I appeal?

Our Response:
Unfortunately not. All speed awareness courses are offered at the discretion of the police, so there's no automatic right to one.
NoPenaltyPoints - 11-Apr-17 @ 10:47 AM
been caught speeding doing 36mph in a 30 been given fixed penalty and not been offered a speed awareness course and havent been on one in the last 3 years, can i appeal?
fil2017 - 9-Apr-17 @ 10:39 AM
twowheelfan - Your Question:
I was recently flashed by a camera whilst riding my motorcycle in a 30 mile an hour area, I have received a NIP and am considering an appeal as a car pulled out of a junction in my direction requiring me to accelerate to avoid an accident, the camera is right after the junction and recorded my speed as 37.I already have 6 points on my licence ( due to reach 3 years in Sep and Dec respectively ) and have since been ultra careful as a result.Am I on a hiding to nothing or is there a reasonable chance of the points being waved?Many thanks

Our Response:
We can't really advise on this. If the points are crucial, it might be worth seeing if you can speak to a motoring lawyer with regard to pleading mitigation. On the other hand, there's a chance you may be offered a speed awareness course, in which case, you will not be adding to your current points total.
NoPenaltyPoints - 13-Feb-17 @ 11:35 AM
Liz - Your Question:
My insurers need to know the date I did a speed awareness course. I have no idea so how do I find out. I think it was Thames Valley Police but they cant tell me and the course provider (AA DriveTech) don't keep records longer than 6 months. Please Help! My insurance runs out in 2 days!

Our Response:
How did you pay for the course...could your credit card statements or bank statements help?
NoPenaltyPoints - 10-Feb-17 @ 12:58 PM
I was recently flashed by a camera whilst riding my motorcycle in a 30 mile an hour area, I have received a NIP and am considering an appeal as a car pulled out of a junction in my direction requiring me to accelerate to avoid an accident, the camera is right after the junction and recorded my speed as 37. I already have 6 points on my licence ( due to reach 3 years in Sep and Dec respectively ) and have since been ultra careful as a result... Am I on a hiding to nothing or is there a reasonable chance of the points being waved? Many thanks
twowheelfan - 10-Feb-17 @ 10:28 AM
Bigz - Your Question:
How can I find out the last time I attended the speed awareness course.

Our Response:
Contact the course provide (where you sat the course)...they should keep records.
NoPenaltyPoints - 9-Feb-17 @ 12:36 PM
My insurers need to know the date I did a speed awareness course. I have no idea so how do I find out.I think it was Thames Valley Police but they cant tell me and the course provider (AA DriveTech) don't keep records longer than 6 months. Please Help! My insurance runs out in 2 days!
Liz - 8-Feb-17 @ 5:30 PM
How can I find out the last time I attended the speed awareness course .
Bigz - 7-Feb-17 @ 10:15 PM
taz - Your Question:
Hi, I got a NIP on 26/01/2017, Notice issue date 24/01/2017. date of offence 08/01/2017. I rejected the NIP based on section 1 (3) of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988. i just had correspondence stating that; the Notice was sent to me by first class, on 11/01/2017. how is this possible? when the Notice issue Date is 24/01/2017.

Our Response:
If the actual NIP is dated 24th January we think you have a case, unless they can prove it was sent elsewhere in the interim (i.e if you're not the registered keeper etc).
NoPenaltyPoints - 6-Feb-17 @ 2:31 PM
Hi, I got a NIP on 26/01/2017, Notice issue date 24/01/2017. date of offence 08/01/2017. i rejected the NIP based on section 1 (3) of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988. i just had correspondence stating that; the Notice was sent to me by first class, on 11/01/2017. how is this possible? when the Notice issue Date is 24/01/2017.
taz - 4-Feb-17 @ 1:00 PM
Hello, I think my letter to book on the course has been lost in the post how do I book onto it is there a number I can call to confirm?
Topher - 2-Feb-17 @ 12:39 PM
Hi, how can I find out the date i did my speed awareness course please?
Rach - 1-Feb-17 @ 10:11 PM
Need to know date i took my speed awarness course
Minion64 - 1-Feb-17 @ 5:55 PM
I need to find out when I last took my speed awareness.It was in the last 3 years I think.
webby - 30-Jan-17 @ 9:40 PM
My NIP has not been signed & dated to certify it was posted on the stated date. It is otherwise correct . Can I reject it.
MrSlappity - 27-Jan-17 @ 6:16 PM
Hi I did a speed awareness course, how can I find out what date it was please?
Slooby194 - 26-Jan-17 @ 3:24 PM
Hi I have participated in a speed awareness course during the last 5 years. I am trying to get insurance and am being asked when I took the course. I did not keep a record. Is there a way I can look up somewhere when I took the course? It took place in Hampshire. Thanks.
jlfazz1 - 23-Jan-17 @ 5:10 PM
I DID A SPEED AWARENESS COURSE BUT I CAN'T REMEMBER THE DATE
gill - 20-Jan-17 @ 2:06 PM
Hi can you tell me the date I did my speed awareness course.
Raz - 15-Jan-17 @ 10:29 PM
Hi I have participated in a speed awareness course during the last 5 years. I am trying to get insurance and am being asked when I took the course. I did not keep a record. Is there a way I can look up somewhere when I took the course? It took place in Hampshire. Thanks.
Nick - 11-Jan-17 @ 6:10 PM
Been caught speeding on the 30th December in works vanalready did a speed awareness course two years ago does this mean I will get the full six points
Fly - 11-Jan-17 @ 9:36 AM
Hi, I have been caught speeding at 73mph on 60mph road by a traffic camera. The notice is issued by Devon and Cornwall Police. The NIP received does not specify any Speed Awareness Course option in it within FAQ section, it only talks about the fine and penalty points. I am yet to reply the notice but would like to know what are the chances that a Speed Awareness course is issued instead of penalty points. My license is only 5 months old so worried about the 3 points loss. Thanks in advance!!
Ricky - 8-Jan-17 @ 7:32 PM
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