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A guide has been supplied by one of our suppliers to give an outline for renting cars when you have endorsements on your driving licence. Please use this as a guide, but check specific conditions of rental for the vehicle you have in mind to hire, by emailing the reservations desk.
AC10 Failing to stop and give particulars after an accident
AC20 Failing to report an accident within 24 hours OK TO RENT
AC30 Undefined accident offences

BA10
BA20 Driving While Disqualified IF LESS THAN 5 YRS OLD, CANNOT RENT.
BA30

CD10 Driving without due care and attention
CD20 Driving without reasonable consideration for other road users IF LESS THAN 3 YRS OLD, CANNOT RENT.
CD30 Driving without due care and attention or without reasonable consideration for other road users


CD40
CD50 IF LESS THAN 5 YRS OLD, CANNOT RENT.
CD60
CD70

CU10 Using a vehicle with defective brakes
CU20 Using a vehicle with parts or accessories, (excluding brakes, steering or tyres), in a dangerous condition.
CU30 Using a vehicle with defective tyres. OK TO RENT
CU40 Using a vehicle with defective steering.
CU50 Causing or likely to cause danger by reason of load of passengers.
CU60 Undefined failure to comply with construction and use regulations.

DD30 Reckless driving
DD40 Driving in a dangerous manner, at a dangerous speed or recklessly
Culpable homicide while driving a vehicle.
IF LESS THAN 3 YRS OLD, CANNOT RENT.


DD60
DD70 IF LESS THAN 5 YRS OLD, CANNOT RENT.
DD80

DR10 Driving or attempting to drive with blood alcohol level above limit.
Driving or attempting to drive while unfit through drink or drugs
DR20 Driving or attempting to drive then refusing to supply a specimen of blood or urine for laboratory testing. IF LESS THAN 5 YRS OLD, CANNOT RENT.
DR30 In charge of a vehicle with blood alcohol level above limit.
In charge of a vehicle then refusing to supply a specimen of blood or urine for laboratory testing.
DR40
DR50
DR60
DR70
DR80
DR90

IN10 Using a vehicle uninsured against third party risks IF LESS THAN 5 YRS OLD, CANNOT RENT.
IN14

LC10 Driving without a licence
LC20 Driving while under age
LC30 IF LESS THAN 3 YRS OLD, CANNOT RENT.
LC40
LC50

MS10 Leaving a vehicle in a dangerous position
MS20 Unlawful pillion riding
MS30 Playstreet offences
MS40 Driving with uncorrected defective eyesight or refusing to submit to a test. Motor racing on the motorway

MS50
OK TO RENT
MS60
MS70
MS80
MS90

MW10 Contravention of special roads regulations, (excluding speed limits). OK TO RENT

PC10 Contravention of pedestrian crossing regulations.
PC20 OK TO RENT
PC30

PL10 Driving without 'L' plates
PL20 Not accompanied by a qualified person
PL30 Carrying a person not qualified OK TO RENT
PL40 Drawing an unauthorised trailer
PL50 Undefined failure to comply with conditions of a provisional licence.

SP10 Exceeding goods vehicle speed limit
SP20 Exceeding speed limit for type of vehicle, (excluding goods or passenger vehicles) Exceeding statutory speed limit on a public road.

SP30

Exceeding passenger vehicle speed limit.
OK TO RENT
SP40 Exceeding speed limit on a motorway.
SP50 Undefined speed limit offences.
SP60

TS10 Failing to comply with traffic light signals
TS20 Failing to comply with double white lines
TS30 Failing to comply with a 'STOP' sign.
TS40 Failing to comply with directions of a traffic constable. OK TO RENT

TS50
Failing to comply with a traffic sign, (excluding 'STOP' signs, traffic lights or double white lines).

TS60
Failing to comply with a school crossing patrol sign Undefined failure to comply with a traffic direction or sign.
TS70

TT99 IF LESS THAN 3 YRS OLD, CANNOT RENT.

UT10 Taking & driving away a vehicle without consent or an attempt thereat.
UT20 Stealing or attempting to steal a vehicle.
UT30 Going equipped to steal a vehicle. DO NOT RENT
UT40 Taking or attempting to take a vehicle without consent, driving or attempting to drive
UT50 a vehicle knowing it to have been taken without consent, allowing oneself to be carried in or on a vehicle knowing it to have been taken without consent.

XX99 Accumulation of Points IF LESS THAN 3 YRS OLD, CANNOT RENT.

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