Driving and the law: minor motoring offences

Challenge reference: 1384

Notional learning hours  10
Level Entry 3
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Learning aim

Learners will develop an understanding of what constitutes a minor motoring offence and the consequences of committing a minor motoring offence.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Understand what is meant by the term minor motoring offence.

  2. Understand the potential consequences of committing a minor motoring offence.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Explain the term minor motoring offence
    • List four examples of a minor motoring offence
    • List four possible actions which could be taken by the police, should a minor motoring offence have been committed
    • List the two potential consequences that a driver could face, should they receive a fixed penalty notice
    • Explain what could happen to a driver should they receive 12 penalty points within three years, for committing minor motoring offences