DG10, DG40 & DG60 convictions

If you don't have a clean driving licence some insurers will see it as a great opportunity to increase your insurance premium. And if you have a criminal conviction they may even consider you too much of a risk to insure at all.

At Adrian Flux we know that most people learn from their mistakes and if they have picked up a conviction or two, they will probably be more careful in the future.

We are specialist brokers experienced at finding cover for all types of unusual risks, including drivers who have had DG10, DG40 or DG 60 convictions.

Our quotes department can arrange value for money, high quality insurance cover whatever your history.

DG10 Driving Offence

What is a DG10 driving offence?

A DG10 driving offence is committed when you drive, attempt to drive or are in charge of a vehicle on a road or other public place while being unfit to do so through drugs. Your ability can be impaired by prescription, over the counter or illicit drugs.

Punishments for DG10 driving offences

Penalties for DG10 offences include a mandatory 12 month disqualification. Those convicted could also face a low level community order - typically 40-80 hours unpaid community service - and a fine.

Convicted drivers will receive a minimum of three and a maximum of 11 points on their licence which will remain for 11 years.

The maximum punishment magistrates can impose is a six month prison sentence alongside a lenghty driving ban and/or an unlimited fine.

DG40 Driving Offence

What is a DG40 driving offence?

A DG40 driving offence is committed when you drive, attempt to drive or are in charge of a mechanically propelled vehicle on a road or other public place while being unfit to do so through drugs.

Punishments for DG40 driving offences

Penalties include a mandatory 12 month disqualification. You could also face a low level community order - 40-80 hours of unpaid community service - and a fine of approximately 75-125% of your weekly income.

Convicted drivers could also receive 10 points on their licence which would remain for four years.

The maximum punishment the magistrates can impose is a six month prison sentence alongside a lenghty driving ban and/or an unlimited fine.

DG60 Driving Offence

What is a DG60 driving offence?

Someone convicted of a DG60 driving offence will have been found guilty of causing death by careless driving while their drug level was above the legal limit.

Punishments for DG60 driving offences

Penalties for DG60 driving offences include a mandatory 24 month disqualification.

Convicted drivers could also receive a punishment of an additional 3-11 points added to their driving licence and they remain for up to 11 years. The penalty can include a low level community order of 40-80 hours of unpaid community service.

The maximum punishment, however, is 14 years' imprisonment alongside a lenghty driving ban and/or an unlimited fine.

In all cases, a driver's ability can be impaired by prescription, over the counter or illicit drugs.